La part de l'ombre
Michel Kremer (as Jean-Louis Barrault Sociétaire de la Comédie Française)
L'Africain / The African
(December 7 to 18, 1949) Franz Kafka, Andre Gide and his play, "The Trial," was performed at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California. Gilmor Brown was artistic director. Frank Sundstrum was director.
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1 Interview |
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J.L. Barrault | Jean Louis Barrault | Jean-Louis Barrault Sociétaire de la Comédie Française
Did You Know?
In fact it is the simplest things that are the most tricky to do well. To read, for example. To be able to read exactly what is written without omitting anything that is written and at the same time without adding anything of one's own. To be able to capture the exact context of the words one is reading. To be able to read!
Barrault was named director of the Theatre de France on Paris' Left Bank in 1959. In 1968 it was announced that he had been dismissed. The coup de grâce was administered in a stern letter from old friend, André Malraux, France's Minister of Culture, who had initially asked Barrault to preside as its director. The cause of Barrault's dismissal was his role in the student riots there. During the ...