Dumas’s Kean was first performed in Paris just three years after the English actor’s death and was re-invented by Sartre in the 1950s for Pierre Brasseur, on the actor’s suggestion.more...
The premiere took place on 14 November 1953 and was directed by A.-M Julien. This copy of the programme is signed by Brasseur and by Roger Pigaut, Claude Gensac and Georges Paumier. The play was a great success and was published by Gallimard in 1954..see full details
Marescalchi was born in Bologna, then in the Papal States, on 26 February 1754, into a noble family, he became a hereditary member of the Senate of that town. He later supported Napoleon in Italy and prospered under his patronage..see full details
A dramatic adaptation of Fielding’s Tom Jones for the French stage by Choudard-Desforges, with its sequel. The plays were written for performance by the Comédie-Italienne, of which the playwright Desforges had been a member..see full details
Considered to be the best play the author wrote in the traditional medium, a landmark in the history of the Italian theatre. The author was later the first Italian playwright to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. .see full details