Alexis Michalik's "Edmond", the play that won 5 Molières, returns to the Théâtre du Palais Royal

Published by Julie de Sortiraparis · Published on February 19th, 2024 at 01:54 p.m.
"Edmond", Alexis Michalik's third play, premiered at the Théâtre du Palais Royal in 2016, is still running at the theater in the 1st arrondissement. After more than 5 Molières awards, the play continues to play in 2024, until June 15.

"Edmond",Alexis Michalik 's play currently on at the Théâtre du Palais-Royal, is an ode to the creation of"Cyrano de Bergerac". The critically acclaimed show, which won five Molières, offers a fascinating reconstruction of the challenges faced by Edmond Rostand in writing his masterpiece.

With a dynamic staging and a talented cast of twelve actors, Alexis Michalik succeeds in captivating his audience, skilfully blending humor, passion and moments of pure emotion. The play transports the audience to late 19th-century Paris, offering a rare glimpse behind the scenes of artistic creation.

Historical and fictional characters intersect in a story that goes far beyond the simple biography of Edmond Rostand, exploring themes of love, friendship and the quest for artistic perfection.

"Edmond" appeals to a wide audience: from classical theater fans to history buffs, to those simply looking for an evening of quality entertainment. Nevertheless, purists looking for a strict adaptation of Rostand's works may be surprised by the narrative liberties taken to enrich the show.

Alexis Michalik, the author and director of"Edmond", is renowned for his ingenuity and exceptional narrative talent. His work is characterized by an innovative theatrical dynamic, blending history, emotion and humor. Michalik, with a rich and varied career in French theater, has won over audiences and critics alike, racking up prestigious awards including several Molières. His ability to revisit and energize historical moments through the prism of modern theater has made him a key figure on the French cultural scene.

"Edmond" is a masterful celebration of the creative spirit, and a must-see for all lovers of French theater and literature.

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Dates and Opening Time
From August 17th, 2023 to June 15th, 2024



    38, rue de Montpensier
    75001 Paris 1

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    €18 - €63

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