last Saturday, 23 march, the troop peculiar to the Théâtre de la Huchette celebrated the 19.000 e representation of the pieces on display in this legendary place. It’s played since 1957, bald, part of 1950, and The Lesson, , 1951. Generous, Ionesco had given its rights to the pioneers led by Nicolas Bataille and Marcel Cuvelier, which allowed them to take. Today, three generations co-exist in a troop of forty-five people who play alternately. The granddaughters have sometimes succeeded their grand-mothers, but bizuths just come into the group, Marion Lahmer and Pascal Ternisien, a student and teacher of The Lesson . At the beginning of April, a new Captain of the firemen is announced in the person of Patrick Alluin in The bald Soprano.
” READ – February 16, 1957: first of The bald Soprano at the theatre de la Huchette
The sincerity with which Thierry Bosc, the man, the leader, the boss, the brain, and Emmanuelle Grangé, Semiramis the evaporated, the subject was gone, embody these two heroes is a treat.
But lo, Bernard Levy, with his company, “Read out loud”, we propose a new staging of another piece of legend, The Sun . Zillah Chelton and Jacques Mauclair, Denise Ganja and Pierre Dux, Dominique Reymond and Micha Lescot, the actors who assumed the roles of the Old man and the Old woman waiting for a speaker to have remained in our memories.
” READ ALSO – Zillah Chelton, from Ionesco to Tatie Danielle
to Hear the young people laughing
At the Aquarium, these are performers that are worthy of their predecessors who are gathered. Emmanuelle Grangé and Thierry Bosc, united to the city, as it was the time of the birth of the piece, in 1952. Alain Lagarde, the set designer, has chosen to put them in a sort of glass box. Decor shabby, wigs and make-up, grey, tired faces of these characters supposed to have 94 and 95 years. They have, however, a certain vitality if it is to repeat small words sweet or sour, manipulate chairs as the guests arrive – invisible to the spectators – in the meantime the speaker, clearly visible to him. This is Michel Fouquet, clinging to its infusion of large sick…
” READ ALSO – The Sun, difficulty of an approach
To force the view, having listened to her, we know almost by heart this gloomy room, and funny. One of the great pleasures is to hear the young people laughing, walk-in with the oddities of these dialogues as suspended in the air, these replicas that explode like so many bouquets, unusual thoughts and words.
The sincerity with which Thierry Bosc, the man, the leader, the boss, the brain, and Emmanuelle Grangé, Semiramis the evaporated, the subject was gone, embody these two heroes is a treat. They are in the note, very fair and musically, while a transistor aging out the voice of Michel Polnareff singing Love me … to Him, a large carcass is worn, face mask, amazed, sententious to pleasure. She, her fragile little girl’s skull, her tone superb. Are they two old misfits, forgotten on their rock beaten by the sea and the wind? Are they two older children who are making a good joke at the snub-nosed? Bernard Levy does not want to impose a single meaning. He leaves to float: human all-too-human, our fellows, our brothers.
● “The Sun”, the Theatre of the Aquarium. Arsenal, route du Champ-de-Manoeuvre (Xii). Tel.: 01 43 74 99 61. Opening hours: mar. at the sam. at 20 h, the sun. 16 h. Until 14 April. Duration: 1: 15. Seats: from 10 € to 22 € .