Les Français

Les Français © Tal Bitton

Often invited to the greatest French stages – (A)pollonia and Kabaret Warszawski at the Festival d’Avignon, A Streetcar with Isabelle Huppert at the Odéon Theatre… – Krzysztof Warlikowski, symbolic figure of the post-communist Polish theatre, comes for the first time in Reims with a major creation: the theatrical adaptation of Proust’s masterpiece In Search of Lost Time! The stage director has been fascinated by this universal piece of work for a long time: without trying to create something equivalent to the novel on stage, in this play he directs a theatrical expedition to the origins of today’s European consciousness and identity. His theatre style questions and bothers the audience, seizes non-consensual issues related to the society and invents new forms of representation. In his plays everything is touching, troubled, powerful and scandalous…

Duration 4h30 with intervals / show in Polish surtitled in French and English

After DJ THALIA / JANUARY 30TH, 11 P.M. / BAR DE LA COMÉDIE / FREE ENTRANCE