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“After two cancellations and three years of absence, the festival is finally back! Joyful Caroline Carriet, President of the Amateur Theater Festival and The Ball in TroopFormal Presentation Time 27AndCahors Regional Theater FestivalFrom May 25 to 28, 2022, in the presence of volunteers, members of the jury, elected officials, actors … gathered at the theater foyer.
10 plays selected
For this 27th edition, the organizers have selected 10 shows out of 50 viewed shows The Cahors Regional Theater Festival will welcome groups from Toulouse, L’Union, Isère, Nevers, Luxembourg, Brussels in Belgium and Paris this year. All the pieces presented are written by living contemporary writers.
Three prizes will be awarded at the end of the festival: The Cahors Award City Represented by an original work by the sculptor Michelle Zacharyu ; The Young Jury PrizeIncluding an original work by the artist Muriel Rodolos ; The People’s Choice Award “Pierre LaRock”Including an original sculpture by Michelle Zacharyu.
Since 2006, the Cairo Festival has been a place of choice for companies ranging from Midi-Pyrenees. Festia, the national amateur theater festival of Saint-Sir-sur-LowerNear Tour (37).
Three pieces are presented out of the competition.
27And The regional drama festival is held at Kahoor Theater.
At the opening of the festival, Wednesday, May 25, 2022, space for local soldiers. 2 studentsAnd Cycle Grand Cahors Conservatory of Dramatic Arts Luke Tartar’s play “Sembrescent” will be presented at 5 pm. In 21 hours, Ball in Troop, A company from Cahors, will present a dramatic comedy “Reunion of the two Koreas” by Joël Pommerat. These two pieces are presented out of competition.
The competition really started the next day, Thursday with the presentation of 26 plays: at 2 pm, a funny comedy by Yasmina Reza “Le du du Carnegie”. Company The Mockingbird Troop (The Union, 31); At 5 p.m., Jean-Philippe Daguerre’s dramatic comedy “Adu Monsieur Hoffman” 11:24 pm, From Isère; At 9pm, a police fantasy of Pierre Note “through the window … or not” Company The Theater of Mademoisel 7 Nevers (58).
On Friday the 28th, the program features two plays: Noel Renaud’s “Those Who Go on Adventure”, an economic-family tragedy-comedy. Company 9 to 11 From Toulouse, 5 p.m. “Women on the Battlefield”, an economic-family tragedy-comedy (again) by Mattei Wisnik Actis Co.From Luxembourg.
On the last day of the festival, Saturday 28th, the show features three plays: Natacha Astuto’s dramatic comedy “Emergency Problem”. C. la Didascali 2pm from Brussels; The story “Cinderella” by Joël Pommerat cie Les z’amateurs 5 pm from Toulouse; “Loneliness (s) or monkey freedom” by Marion Gallett Bout du Coeur Co. The prize giving ceremony is scheduled for 10:45 pm from Paris.
Front-stage meeting at 10:30 a.m. May 26, 27 and 28 at Theater Foyer, a debate between professional members of the jury, amateur soldiers and the public.
Other activities are planned during the festival. An improv theater set will be given out on Thursday, May 26 at 7 p.m. Friday the 28th, Matthew “Tattoo”And its Brazilian music, in front of the theater, on the terrace of La Comedy and Le Gambeta restaurant at 7pm, for an aperitif-concert, and for providing musical entertainment, the Metronome will end at 10:30 pm. .
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