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The Comédie-Française by the numbers, 1680-1793

The Comédie-Française in 1790, by Antoine Meunier. (Bibliothèque en ligne Gallica, ARK btv1b10303194d) Almost every evening at the playhouse of the Comédie-Française in Paris from 1680 to 1793, once the curtain had fallen...
From: Voltaire Foundation on 19 Nov 2020

‘All together now’: accessing national theatre before the internet

Since the spread of global lockdowns to combat coronavirus, there has been an explosion of theatre productions that have been made freely available online. From New York to Delhi, from Cape Town to Rome, people have been able to come together and watch...
From: Voltaire Foundation on 14 May 2020

Behind the scenes of eighteenth-century music and theatre

Gustaf Nyblaeus (1783–1849), Interior from Gustav III’s opera house, scene from Méhul’s Une folie, which was performed at the Opera from 1811 onwards. Photo credits: Nationalmuseum, Stockholm. Licence: CC BY SA. In recent years...
From: Voltaire Foundation on 12 Feb 2018

Rousseau on stage: Vitam impendere vero

Fig. 1: João Luís Paixão in the role of Pygmalion, in the research project Performing Premodernity’s production of Rousseau’s Pygmalion at the Castle Theatre of Český Krumlov 2015. Photo by Maria Gullstam....
From: Voltaire Foundation on 12 Sep 2017

La beauté du débris

André Chénier, par Gabriel-Antoine Barlangue (1950), d’après Joseph Benoît Suvée (1795) – Image WikiTimbres. L’inscription des poésies d’André Chénier au programme de l’Agrégation...
From: Voltaire Foundation on 25 May 2017

Comment faire parler un répertoire des spectacles de l’Ancien Régime?

‘Répertoire général’ de la troupe française (1777), Rossijskij gosudarstvennyj istoričeskij arhiv (Archives historiques d’Etat de Russie). L’heure est au big data dans les études du théâtre...
From: Voltaire Foundation on 15 Sep 2016

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