Diary

Where cataclysms occur, by Romain Fohr The set now stands on the Myeongdong Theater’s stage. In the middle of the stage, technicians have installed the set of Roberto Zucco which will first be...

Emblem and motto (2/2) Richard, Duke of Gloucester, took the white boar, a symbol of strength and bravery, as his emblem, when his brothers Edward IV had picked the white lion and George, Duke of...

Emblem and motto (1/2) For the real Richard III, King of England and Lord of Ireland, recently buried in Leicester, “Loyaulté me lie” is more than just a motto. In those feudal times,...

Richard’s melancholy (2/2) A rose thorn is pricking Richard’s heart, and it makes him mad with anger. Where does this thorn come from? Is it caused by anything, or is it without an object...

Richard’s melancholy (1/2) According to a text attributed to Aristotle – Men of Genius and Melancholy – melancholy was the sign of creative and illustrious people. Described as an...

Who is the director of the show? Our answer to this frequently asked question: ‘no one’ is. The theatre director, this tutelary figure of the stage, at times a dictator and at times a...

Les élèves de Première de l’option spécialité théâtre ont suivi le parcours de création de la pièce « Richard III – Loyaulté me lie ». Ils ont ainsi été accueillis et...

Translating Richard III (3/3) Shakespeare’s words conjure up things for us to hear, to dream, to laugh about – they also, perhaps more importantly, allow us to see. What is essentially at...

Translating Richard III (2/3) Shakespare embodies the flesh of the world – he savours its flavours, embraces its fervour, digests its matter. Concrete, sensual, his words soar up, they know no...

Translating Richard III (1/3) To translate is to make decisions. This is the case with any form of writing, of course, but here, we must also follow several complex concurring requirements. They are...

Our adaptation acquired another dimension when we decided that Jean Lambert-wild’s Richard III would be escorted by a woman: Élodie Bordas. When we discovered Richard III’s story, the...

Theatre is shared solitude. It is an art form where a community of performers sets itself a challenge: to meet a community of spectators. In this challenge, it becomes an enticing fancy to achieve...

King Edward played by a mannequin that works like a cuckoo clock, operated by pulleys; Queen Elizabeth’s sons represented by moving mouths on a wheel with strobe light; the animated faces of...

The central figure in Richard III is King Richard. More so than in Shakespeare’s later works, the focus of the play is on the eponymous protagonist. The many other characters are the cogs in...

Les élèves de Première de l’option spécialité théâtre ont suivi le parcours de création de la pièce « Richard III – Loyaulté me lie ». Ils ont ainsi été accueillis et...