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origin of ‘poulet’ (love letter)

 

Le billet doux ou la lettre d’amour (circa 1775), by Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806)
source: Wikimedia Commons/The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

 

A borrowing from French, the noun  925 palabras más

Etymology

There Are No Small Parts

A production that has a large size cast will most likely have a few ensemble characters.  These characters are usually in only a couple of scenes with little or no dialogue, but they are just as important as the rest of the performers. 255 palabras más

A Short Analysis of Moliere’s Tartuffe

An introduction to a classic French play

Tartuffe is one of Molière’s masterpieces. The play was first performed as a three-act comedy in May 1664, and was immediately denounced for supposedly ‘attacking’ religion through its portrayal of the pious titular hypocrite, Tartuffe. 661 palabras más

Literature

DON JUAN IN SOHO at the Wyndeman's Theatre

Patrick Marber’s DON JUAN IN SOHO at the Wyndeman’s Theatre adapted from Moliere’s Don Juan is great fun. What a refreshingly delightful dark comedy where the players really get to play. 31 palabras más

Theatre

French comedy with a twist

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BY BILLY SUTER

TAKE one of South Africa’s most gifted theatre directors and an English translation of one of the most famous of French comedies, written in 1664, and what do you get? 887 palabras más

Theatre

The Miser - review

Review of Moliére’s The Miser in a free adaptation by Sean Foley & Phil Porter. With Griff Rhys-Jones, Lee Mack, Matthew Horne and Ryan Gage. Hugely entertaining.

Sean Foley