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Twelfth night

William Shakespeare

translation André Markowicz

Ed. Les Solitaires Intempestifs

direction Sylvain Levitte

associate director Clara Noël

set design Lola Sergent et Sylvain Levitte

dramaturg Estelle Baudou

lighting design Pascal Noël

costume design Sylvette Dequest

sound design Olivier Renet

make-up, wigs, hair design Cécile Kretschmar

gender consultant Julie Moulier

singing coach Rachel Pignot

company stage manager & lighting Jérôme Delporte

dresser Fabienne Rivier & Sarah Bruchet

stage manager Olivia Morin

sound technician Théo Cardoso

set construction Le Préau - CDN de Vire

starring

Lina Alsayed, Lison Autin, Mégane Ferrat or Olga Amélia Silkina, May Hilaire, Lucile Jégou, Kenza Lagnaoui, Yasmine Nadifi, Julia Roche, Juliette Savary

Running time 2 hours

All audiences

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production compagnie LES CHOSES ONT LEURS SECRETS

coproductions compagnie Jérôme Deschamps, Le Tangram - Scène Nationale d'Evreux-Louviers, La Criée - Théâtre National de Marseille, Le Préau - Centre Dramatique National de Normandie-Vire, le Théâtre Gérard Philipe - Centre Dramatique National de Saint-Denis, le Conseil Départemental de l’Eure, la Région Normandie et le ministère de la Culture (DRAC Normandie).

support L'Étable - compagnie des Petits Champs

with the artistic participation of Jeune Théâtre National, Paris and DIESE # Auvergne - Rhône-Alpes - dispositif d'insertion de l'Ecole de la Comédie de Saint-Etienne.

support MC93 - Maison de la Culture de Seine-Saint-Denis et du Théâtre de l'Aquarium for costumes

support and rehearsals at ARTA-Cartoucherie de Vincennes ; Le Volcan, Le Havre ; Le CENTQUATRE-PARIS.

Nine actresses shape this great Shakespearian comedy about desire and gender. Who do we fall for, and why? Can we resist our desires? Can we truly hide them?

The plot unfolds in Illyria, a sad, divided kingdom on the Mediterranean coast. On one side is Olivia, who mourns her father and brother, and on the other is Orsino, a powerful man head-over-heels in love with Olivia, who constantly rejects his advances. The kingdom is gradually shrivelling, until a certain Viola washes up on its shores. Shipwrecked on the Illyrian coast, she believes her twin brother died at sea. She dresses as a man and assumes the name Cesario to get into the court of Duke Orsino, with whom she falls deeply in love. Orsino orders her to court Olivia in his place. And so it is Olivia’s turn to fall in love with Cesario-Viola, an androgynous being who fascinates everybody. The perfect love triangle.

Another story is playing out at the same time. Malvolio, Olivia’s devoted servant, hides from the world his profound desire to marry his mistress and reach high office from the world. Seeing that, Toby, Andrew, Feste and Maria seek to drive Malvolio mad, organizing a trap in which Malvolio is humiliated like never before when his desires are laid bare.

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Malvolio (Juliette Savary) ©Pierre Grosbois

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Antonio (Mégane Ferrat)  © Pierre Grosbois

"Methinks I feel this youth's perfections

With an invisible and subtle stealth

To creep in at mine eyes. Well, let it be."

 

Olivia, besotted with Viola, Act 1, Scene 5

Juliette Savary ©Arnaud Bertereau

CAST

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Lina Alsayed

Viola

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Viola

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Lison Autin

Music

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Megane Ferrat

Antonio, Valentine

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May Hilaire

Sir Toby

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Lucile Jegou

Maria, Sebastian

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Kenza Lagnaoui

Olivia

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Yasmine Nadifi

The fool

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Clara Noel
Viola

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Julia Rock

Orsino, Sir Andrew

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Lola Roy
Sebastian, Maria

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Juliette Savary

Malvolio

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Olga Amelia Silkina
Antonio, Valentin, The fool

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Toby, Maria and Andrew (May Hilaire, Lola Roy and Julia Roche) © Pierre Grosbois

Season 20-21

EVREUX - Legendre Theater (TANGRAM, National Stage)

March 11 and 12, 2021 - 2:30 p.m.

Professional previews

SAINT-DENIS - Gérard Philipe Theater (CDN)

from March 31 to April 10, 2021

Professional representation on April 10 - 2:30 p.m.

ALENÇON - National Scene 61

April 21, 2021

Performance canceled Covid-19

MARSEILLE - National Theater of La Criée (CDN)

May 11 and 12, 2021 - 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

FULL: contact 04 91 54 70 54

Covid-19 canceled performances

SAINT-DENIS - Gérard Philipe Theater (CDN)

July 5 to 9, 2021

All ages - Book

Season 21-22

EVREUX - Legendre Theater (TANGRAM, National Stage)

October 6 and 7, 2021

To book

ALENÇON - National Scene 61

October 11 and 12, 2021 - 8 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

To book

CORMEILLES-EN-PARISIS - Theater du Cormier

April 1, 2022 - 8:45 p.m.

To book