Les Enfants du Paradis
"Your days are numbered, you are weighed and found too light, your kingdom is given to the Persians." A text about freedom and constraint in love and play. "Your days are numbered, you are weighed and found too light, your kingdom is given to the Persians."
A woman and four men: a mime player, an actor, a criminal and a filthy rich count. They all want to be hers, but only one wins her heart.
A theater where speaking is not allowed. If you say what cannot be said, you'll pay ten franc fine. Les Enfants du Paradis is a play based on the original film scenario from 1943, written by Jacques Prévert. Comp.Marius present a brand new translation, played by a fabulous cast. Bar with beverage choice and hard boiled eggs & one meter sausages at self-service prices .
Belgian premiere: 4th of August 2019, Theatre aan Zee, Oostende (B).
French premiere: 24th of September 2020, La Comédie de Valence (FR).
Text Les Enfants du Paradis (original screenplay, 1943) Author Jacques Prévert (France, 1900-1977) Dutch translation Waas Gramser, Kris Van Trier Actors: Waas Gramser, Kris Van Trier, Lukas De Wolf, Julien Lopez, Clara Cleymans/Evelien Bosmans, Dagmar Dierick, Roy Aernouts, Mathijs Scheepers Costumes (design & realisation) Thijsje Strypens Scene decoration (realisation) Johannes Vochten
Thanks to Herwig Ilegems Co-production Comp.Marius in coll. with Perpodium and Les Nuits de Fourvière, Lyon (FR) With the support of Taxshelter Belgium.