Somewhere between the end of the Indochina War and the twilight of the twentieth century, Caroline Guiela Nguyen brings us the stories of Vietnamese exiles. The dramatist draws out a gentle, colourful melodrama from these voices.
Human-sized puppets, videos and live music: Yngvild Aspeli and the Plexus Polaire company act out the final hours of Valerie Solanas, a radical feminist who attempted to murder Andy Warhol on June 3, 1968.
Rather than using his writing talent for “theses that never get read”, Mohamed El Khatib prefers to create shows with the people he meets, especially those would never have thought of stepping foot in a theatre.
The director of the Theatre des Amandiers in Nanterre, Philippe Quesne experiments, playing with conventions of the genre to create a world with uncertain outlines, combining dreams and materials, allegories and experiments, theatre and fine arts.
Puppets, along with cubes, ropes, and many other everyday items, diverted from their daily use to become poetic objects, with sets often reduced to the bare minimum... Discover, in ten shows, what is known as the “theatre of objects”.
A highlight around the theater of objects takes place from January 4 to July 30, 2019 in the United States, Canada and Quebec: 27 partners in 11 cities host 16 companies for 17 shows, collaborations, residencies and workshops.