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A Dance, Reunited Atlanta Contemporary
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Oct 17
Joy Sorman & Catherine Lacey in Conversation ONLINE EVENT Albertine Bookstore/French Embassy

Seuls en Scène, Princeton French Theater Festival 2019

The 8th edition of Princeton French Theater Festival Seuls en Scène curated by Florent Masse, presents the works of celebrated  and early-promising actors and directors from France. The festival introduces American audiences to dynamic and engaging French productions with this year, for the first time in the United States:  Stanislas Nordey and Julien Gosselin and François de Braeur, and also Fanny de Chaillé, Joris Lacoste et Emmanuelle Lafont, Aurélie Charon and Caroline Gillet.

See below more about the exciting productions in the 2019 season running from Sept 19 to Sept 28, 2019. The events are free but requires reservation. Check the site.


  • The Disorder of Discourse | Michel Foucault / Fanny de Chaillé / Cie Association Display
    Based on “The Order of Discourse” by Michel Foucault
    Thu Sep 19, Fri Sep 20
    McCosh 10
  • Le Marteau et la Faucille | Don DeLillo / Julien Gosselin / Cie Si vous pouviez lécher mon coeur
    Fri Sep 20, Sat Sep 21
    Wallace Theater
  • Who killed my father ? | Edouard Louis / Stanislas Nordey / Théâtre National de Strasbourg
    Sat Sep 21
    Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio
  • Avignon for Ever | Pascal Rambert / structure production
    Sun Sept 22
    Hearst Dance Theater
  • Blablabla | Joris Lacoste / Emmanuelle Lafon / Encyclopédie de la parole
    Wed Sept 23
    Wallace Theater
  • The Prodigies' Law | François de Brauer / Louis Arène / Joséphine Serre
    Thu Sep 26, Fri Sep 27
    Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio
  • Radio Live | Aurélie Charon / Caroline Gillet / Amélie Bonnin
    Sat Sep 28
    Wallace Theater

And in parallel to this program :


The French Theater Festival is sponsored by Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts, L’Avant-Scène, Department of French and Italian, Department of African-American Studies, Humanities Council, PIIRS, Department of Comparative Literature, Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society, and Rockefeller College. Other sponsors include Festival d’Automne à Paris, Jeune Théâtre National, Cultural Services of the French Embassy, the Education Department of the French Embassy, Institut français, and the French American Cultural Exchange Foundation.