French Alliance honors French theater show based on the work of Jean-Louis Fournier
by Carolina Oliveira
A PIECE “OU is a VA, PAPA?” MIND THE STORY OF FATHER OF TWO HANDICAPPED CHILDREN AND WILL BE HELD IN THE DAYS 16 And 17, Units and Tijuca Botafogo
TheFrench liança of Rio de Janeiro performs two free performances of the show “Où va is the, pope?” (in Portuguese “Where are we going, Dad?”), on 16, in the unit and the Tijuca 17, the unit Botafogo. The play is an adaptation of the autobiography of Jean-Louis Fournier, winner of the Femina French literary prize 2008.
With adaptation and performance of Xavier Carrar, Layla Metssitane direction and technical direction of Gilles Dieutegard, The show tells the real life story of Jean-Louis Fournier, father of two physically and mentally handicapped children and offers the public all the emotions of life: and ternura, despair, o amor e, above all, o humor, essential in the work of Jean-Louis Fournier to address their most personal drama.
“Reading this book was for me a flood of mixed emotions, was totally lost, between laughter and tears, being engulfed by this strong and captivating story of a father and his two sons poor physical and mental, Mathieu e Thomas. With the director, we all care to respect the writing of Jean-Louis Fournier, always balancing between emotions and mood”, account the actor Xavier Carrara, responsible for adapting the book for the stage.
The events are free and open to the public, presented in French, no translation.
About the cast:
Xavier Street - Actor, author and director, formed at the Théâtre National de Chaillot. Worked under the direction of Anne Delbée, Maurice Béjart, Albert-Andre Lheureux, Jean-Pierre Olivier Mace Dravel e Em ... 2006, founded, Layla and Metssitane, Theatre has companhia Men, and both go in search of discovery works and contemporary authors such as Aimé Césaire, Taslima Nasreen, Amélie Nothomb and Jean-Louis Fournier. His second text La Bande received the award InédiThéâtre 2012 (sophomore award for unpublished pieces) and published by Lansman. Was also translated into Spanish. Error 404, his third text, will in 2014 pela Lansman editor.
Gilles Dieutegard - He graduated in Sound and Lighting for Superior National School of Arts and Technical Theatre (ENSATT), em Lyon. His first professional experience with Marcel Marceau, who entrusted him with the productions of the shows of the School of Paris Mimodrame. Then, Antoine worked for the Theatre, Theatre of the Porte Saint Martin on Bobino and Disneyland Paris, especially for a European tour to promote the movie Pocahontas. Joined the Comédie Française and became deputy head of the Lighting sector for performances of Alain Francon, Jacques Lassale, Bob Wilson, Alfredo Arias etc and worked with Joël illuminators HOURBEIGT, André Diot, Alain Poisson, Jacques Rouveyrollis, among others.
In 2011, the Avignon Festival, created the lighting of the show “Où va is the, pope?”.
Theatre at the Alliance Française: “Où va is the, pope?”
Adaptation of the book by Jean-Louis Fournier
Actor: Xavier Carrara
Sound and lighting technician: Gilles Dieutegard
Director: Layla Metssitane
Adaptation: Xavier Carrara
Event in French, no translation
Rating: 14 years
Thursday, 16 October, às 19h30 - Alliance Française da Tijuca - RJ
Rua Andrade Neves, 315 (Metro station: Uruguay). Check the map:
2570-5798 / 2570-0639
Friday, 17 October, às 19h30 - Alliance Française de Botafogo - RJ
Rua Muniz Barreto, 730. Check the map:
2286-4248 / 2539-4118