The exposition theatre de la Huchette

The small theatre de la Huchette built with odds and ends in 1948 by Marcel Pinard and Georges Vitaly has become over the years a monument in the world of theatre.

Ph Chinzi, expo itinérante, 17 février 2012 (24)In the post-war era it introduced the public to playwrights such as Audiberti, Schéhadé, Ionesco… authors that were greatly criticized in their time and who now make up an important part of our national heritage. Actors such as Jacqueline Maillan, Jacques Fabbri, Pierre Mondy, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jean-Pierre Mocky, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Laurent Terzieff, among others made some their first appearances here.

kakemonohuchette ok3_Page_01On February 16, 1957 the theatre presents for the second time Eugene Ionesco’s first two plays; La cantatrice chauve and La leçon. From this day forward they will be performed together nonstop, a phenomenon unmatched in the world of theatre.

Together this little “family” of actors has against all odds fought to save that last theatre in the Latin Quarter often threatened with closure and, to share with the public their passion for original and ambitious projects.

In this exposition you will find never before seen photographs, documents, and testimonies that tell the great history of the little Théâtre de la Huchette and its sixty years of thrill, drama, ultimatums, crises, applause, and joy.

All you have to do is complete the information request form and we will send you the pricing and technical conditions of this exposition.

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