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Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio · Presented by: Program in Music TheaterPrinceton AtelierProgram in Creative WritingProgram in DanceProgram in TheaterProgram in Visual Arts

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Frick Chemistry Lab · Presented by: Lewis Center for the ArtsCouncil of the HumanitiesInstitut FrançaisCultural Services of the French EmbassyDepartment of French and ItalianL’Avant-ScènePrinceton Institute for International and Regional Studies

In an undefined and timeless place, a dealer and a client meet. The two protagonists assess one another before launching into a quarrel of words, full of poetry. Roland Auzet stages and sets to music this famous play by Bernard-Marie Koltès in an all-new version, with a twist: each spectator will participate using a set of headphones.

Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio · Presented by: Institut FrançaisCouncil of the HumanitiesCultural Services of the French EmbassyLewis Center for the ArtsDepartment of French and ItalianL’Avant-Scène

Two perspectives are presented as a couple negotiates a painful break-up. Written for the 2011 Avignon Theatre Festival, where it became an instant classic, the play was awarded the 2012 Prix de la Meilleure création d’une pièce en langue française (Best French Language Play) by the Syndicat de la Critique and the Grand Prix de littérature dramatique by the Centre national du théâtre.

Class of 1970 Theater at Whitman College · Presented by: Institut FrançaisCouncil of the HumanitiesCultural Services of the French EmbassyLewis Center for the ArtsDepartment of French and ItalianL’Avant-Scène

From interviews, emails, texts, administrative documents and other “real sources,” Mohamed El Khatib alone on stage (re)constructs a delicate tale of mourning about the death of his mother in a touching work that achieves a certain timelessness. The play was an acclaimed success at the 2015 Avignon Fringe Festival.

Fri Sep 30, 2016 - Sat Oct 1, 2016 · 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Seuls en Scène 2016 presents Mon Grand Amour (My Great Love)

TBD · Presented by: Institut FrançaisCouncil of the HumanitiesCultural Services of the French EmbassyLewis Center for the ArtsDepartment of French and ItalianL’Avant-Scène

In this new work by a prominent new artist of the French stage, Caroline Guiela Nguyen, artistic associate of Comédie de Valence, tells the story of a place changed by the life of another place, far away, in Saigon.

Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio · Presented by: Lewis Center for the ArtsCouncil of the HumanitiesInstitut FrançaisCultural Services of the French EmbassyDepartment of French and ItalianL’Avant-ScènePrinceton Institute for International and Regional Studies

April 19, 2013 marked the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, after which it was destroyed. Today in France, there are barely ten individuals still alive who lived in the Warsaw Ghetto. This performance tells the stories of two of them, Paul Felenbok and Wloda Blit-Robertson, based on interviews with these two survivors.