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Jean-Louis Barrault News

 
Date Of Birth:
September 08, 1910
Date Of Death:
January 22, 1994 (83)
Birth Place:
Le Vésinet, Yvelines, FRANCE
 
Date of Birth: September 08, 1910
Date of Death: January 22, 1994 (83)

Birth Place: Le Vésinet, Yvelines, FRANCE
BWW Review: HIJIKATA MON AMOUR Honors A Trailblazer While Exploring the Future of But Photo BWW Review: HIJIKATA MON AMOUR Honors A Trailblazer While Exploring the Future of Butoh
by Cindy Sibilsky - Nov 11, 2019

'On a personal level, to me, the piece represented the lineage: a student hears a teachers' voice and is forever changed by it,' Vangeline described. 'A butoh student must be lost to be found, walk in the dark, dive deeply inside themselves, and, as Tatsumi Hijikata said, 'pluck the darkness from their own flesh.'

El Palacio de Bellas Artes celebra 85 años como escenario de los mejores artistas in Photo El Palacio de Bellas Artes celebra 85 años como escenario de los mejores artistas internacionales
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

El Palacio de Bellas Artes ha sido escenario de los grandes artistas e intelectuales de nuestro país, y a lo largo de su historia también ha recibido a múltiples figuras internacionales.

Casting Announced For Paul Claudel's BREAK OF NOON Photo Casting Announced For Paul Claudel's BREAK OF NOON
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

During 2018, the Finborough Theatre celebrates 150 years of the Finborough Theatre's building - and its birthday also coincides with the 150th anniversary of the birth of French symbolist playwright Paul Claudel. As part of the #Finborough150 celebrations, the London premiere in English of Paul Claudel's Break of Noon (Partage de Midi) plays for six Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 27 May 2018 (Press Night: Monday, 28 May 2018 at 7.30pm).

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Presents THE REHEARSAL Photo FSU/Asolo Conservatory Presents THE REHEARSAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training continues its 2017-18 season with Jean Anouilh's The Rehearsal : a comedic satire about class, love, and sex in the French aristocracy. The Rehearsal opens on Wednesday, February 21 and plays through March 11 in the Cook Theatre at the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. A special pay-what-you-can preview performance will be offered to the public on Tuesday, February 20 at 7:30 p.m. with a $3 minimum.

The Catastrophic Theatre Presents RHINOCEROS Next Month Photo The Catastrophic Theatre Presents RHINOCEROS Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Regarded as one of the landmark plays of the 20th century, RHINOCEROS is a modern masterpiece that comments on the plight of the human condition, made tolerable only by self-delusion.

Top 10 Theatres in France - Théâtre du Châtelet, Vingtième Théâtre, L'Olympia and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 19, 2016

We go around our Broadway World to feature France as our newest International spotlight. Below, we round up the top 10 theatre companies in France. Check out the list below!

BWW Reviews: JACK LEMMON RETURNS is One Touch of Terrific!
by Cary Ginell - Mar 18, 2015

In JACK LEMMON RETURNS, the legendary actor's son Chris takes the audience through highlights of his father's career. There is, of course, lots of laughter but also poignant moments about the elder Lemmon's total preoccupation with his career, to the detriment of his satellite family's relationship with him.

BWW Reviews: Chris Lemmon Becomes a Legend in JACK LEMMON RETURNS
by Ellen Dostal - Jan 12, 2015

"Music was his dream but acting was his passion." That's how Chris Lemmon describes his famous father Jack in JACK LEMMON RETURNS, the 90-minute play with songs that has settled into the intimate black box theater (The Edye) at the Broad Stage. The show is a tribute to the man who meant the world to him, and offers not only a look into their personal relationship as father and son, but also takes the audience behind the scenes with the kind of Hollywood stories you read about but never get to hear firsthand.

YOU WANT TO BE A WHAT?!? to Premiere at Don't Tell Mama, 9/9-10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

He's been known variously as the first mime in America, America's foremost mime, and now the world's oldest active mime. Richmond Shepard, who continues to juggle a boatload of activities - from critic and writer, to teacher, performer and bon vivant - is pushing the envelope once again. His category-defying new show, "You Want to Be a What?!?" premieres at Don't Tell Mama for a run of eight Todays from September 9 to October 28. All shows at 9:15pm.

YOU WANT TO BE A WHAT?!? Premieres Tonight at Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

He's been known variously as the first mime in America, America's foremost mime, and now the world's oldest active mime. Richmond Shepard, who continues to juggle a boatload of activities - from critic and writer, to teacher, performer and bon vivant - is pushing the envelope once again. His category-defying new show, 'You Want to Be a What?!?' premieres at Don't Tell Mama for a run of eight Tuesdays from tonight, September 9 to October 28. All shows at 9:15pm.

YOU WANT TO BE A WHAT?!? to Premiere at Don't Tell Mama, 9/9-10/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

He's been known variously as the first mime in America, America's foremost mime, and now the world's oldest active mime. Richmond Shepard, who continues to juggle a boatload of activities - from critic and writer, to teacher, performer and bon vivant - is pushing the envelope once again. His category-defying new show, "You Want to Be a What?!?" premieres at Don't Tell Mama for a run of eight Tuesdays from September 9 to October 28. All shows at 9:15pm.

Rachel Rosenthal Company's INSTANT FAIR TALES Adds 2/8-9 Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

The Rachel Rosenthal Company (RRC) presents Instant Fairy Tales, a brand new series of original fairy tales for the 21st century at Espace DbD in Los Angeles. Instant Fairy Tales: The Longest Winter, the series' inaugural offering, which features an allegorical tale about learning to care for the environment, will be held on Saturdays, January 25 and February 8, as well as Sundays, January 26 and February 9, 2014. The performances, by Rachel Rosenthal Company's TOHUBOHU! Extreme Theatre Ensemble, begin at 4:00pm and 7:00pm on Saturdays, as well as at 2:00pm and 5:00pm on Sundays. Instant Fairy Tales are particularly well suited for children and families. Seating in the intimate performance space is limited to 35 patrons per show. Tickets cost $5. Reservations are necessary to insure seats and can be made online via Brown Paper Tickets at instantfairytales.brownpapertickets.com. The Rachel Rosenthal Company's venue, Espace DbD, is located at 2847 South Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034 (310-839-0661). Street parking is available. For more information, please see www.rachelrosenthal.org.

INSTANT FAIRY TALES: THE LONGEST WINTER Debuts This Weekend at Espace DbD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2014

The Rachel Rosenthal Company (RRC) presents Instant Fairy Tales, a brand new quarterly series of original fairy tales for the 21st century at Espace DbD in Los Angeles. Instant Fairy Tales: The Longest Winter, the series' inaugural offering, which features an allegorical tale about learning to care for the environment, will be held today, January 25 and Sunday, January 26, 2014.

INSTANT FAIRY TALES: THE LONGEST WINTER to Debut 1/25-26 at Espace DbD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

The Rachel Rosenthal Company (RRC) presents Instant Fairy Tales, a brand new quarterly series of original fairy tales for the 21st century at Espace DbD in Los Angeles. Instant Fairy Tales: The Longest Winter, the series' inaugural offering, which features an allegorical tale about learning to care for the environment, will be held on Saturday, January 25 and Sunday, January 26, 2014.

Rachel Rosenthal Company's Instant Fairy Tales Set for January 25-26 at Espace DbD in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2013

Rachel Rosenthal Company's Instant Fairy Tales, the latest offering in Rachel Rosenthal's remarkable career, is a brand new quarterly series of original fairy tales for the 21st century. Instant Fairy Tales: The Longest Winter, the series' inaugural offering on January 25th and 26th at Espace DbD in Los Angeles, features an allegorical tale about learning to care for the environment. This first quarterly installment features costumes and sets in a visual style based on the 'ukiyo-e' woodcuts of Hokusai and Hiroshige, which depict the Japanese 'floating world' of the theatre, restaurants, teahouses, geisha, and the natural world.?

Photo Blast from the Past: Marcel Marceau
by Walter McBride - Nov 8, 2012

Today, we're featuring Marcel Marceau in 1983. Marceau joined Jean-Louis Barrault's company and was soon cast in the role of Arlequin in the pantomime, Baptiste (which Barrault had interpreted in the film Les Enfants du Paradis). In 1947 Marceau created Bip the Clown and was first played at the Théâtre de Poche (Pocket Theatre) in Paris. In his appearance he wore a striped pullover and a battered, beflowered silk opera hat.

Todo listo para celebrar el Día Mundial del Teatro 2012
by Clemente Sanchez - Mar 20, 2012

Instituído desde 1961 por The International Theatre Institute (ITI), se celebra cada 27 de marzo por toda la comunidad teatral mundial y por aquellos centros representantes del ITI alrededor del orbe.

The Kennedy Center Will Present FRAGMENTS Plays, 4/14-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2011

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents C.I.C.T./Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord's production of Fragments running April 14 to 17 in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. Co-directed by Peter Brook and Marie Hélène Estienne, Fragments brings together four short plays by Samuel Beckett including Rough for Theatre I, Rockaby, Act Without Words II, Come and Go, as well as the poem, Neither. Press night will take place on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m.

The Kennedy Center Will Present FRAGMENTS Plays, 4/14-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2011

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents C.I.C.T./Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord's production of Fragments running April 14 to 17 in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. Co-directed by Peter Brook and Marie Hélène Estienne, Fragments brings together four short plays by Samuel Beckett including Rough for Theatre I, Rockaby, Act Without Words II, Come and Go, as well as the poem, Neither. Press night will take place on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m.

MICHEL LEGRAND TRIO Plays the Blue Note for the Final Time on 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2011

Legendary French pianist and composer Michel Legrand will return to the Blue Note for a series of concerts with his trio from March 29 - April 3. Legrand is best known for his film scores - Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Thomas Crown Affair and the theme song from Yentl are among the highlights - but they tend to overshadow his extensive work as a jazz arranger/composer and pianist.

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