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The Cassandra Syndrome

Yann Frisch

Thursday 20 July - 08pm30 - Le Monfort
Friday 21 July - 08pm30 - Le Monfort
Saturday 22 July - 08pm30 - Le Monfort
Tuesday 25 July - 08pm30 - Le Monfort
Wednesday 26 July - 08pm30 - Le Monfort
Thursday 27 July - 08pm30 - Le Monfort
Friday 28 July - 08pm30 - Le Monfort
Saturday 29 July - 08pm30 - Le Monfort
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Is he really a clown? His nose is gray. Bundled up in a black coat, he wanders alone in the dark, compulsively eating his bananas, one after the other. With his unkempt hair and beard, he looks like a Greek shepherd or a bum. Yann Frisch enjoys considering the figure of the clown from the perspective of the tragedy of incredulity. Just like Cassandra, whose predictions no one believed, he would like to be taken seriously. But he is condemned to forever live like “a joke on two feet”. The spectator's laughter, a symptom of this tragicomedy, acts as both his nourishment and his curse. Yann Frisch and his partner in crime Raphaël Navarro, who shares his passion for mystification, create a dark universe at the nexus of prestidigitation, object theater, and clown performance. A fun albeit disconcerting show that will surely leave you baffled.

FROM JULY 20 TO 29 (BREAKS ON 23, 24) AT 8.30pm
LE MONFORT • PARIS 15ÈME

1h10

ALL AUDIENCES FROM 14 y.o

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Distribution

Performed and written by: Yann Frisch

Co-written by: Raphaël Navarro

Dramaturge: Valentine Losseau

Lighting design: Elsa Revol

Clown performance consultant: Johan Lescop

Stage and costume design: Claire Jouët-Pastré

Set building: Bernard Painchault

Puppet design: Johanna Elhert

 

General management: Étienne Charles

Stage management: Brendan Corre, Étienne Charles

Sound and lighting management: Laurent Beucher

Communication and press: Sidonie Pigeon

Production

Coproduction : Le Channel, Scène Nationale de Calais (62) -L’Espal, Scène ConvenAonnée le Mans (72) -La Cité du Cirque, PRAC, Le Mans (72) -Le Carré magique, Pôle NaAonal des arts du Cirque de Lannion (22) -La grange Dîmière, Fresnes (94) -La Cascade, Pôle NaAonal des arts du Cirque de Bourg Saint Andéol (07) -La Brèche, Pôle NaAonal des arts du Cirque de Cherbourg -Octeville (50) -Théâtre de Cusset (03) -Cirque Théâtre, Pôle NaAonal des arts du Cirque -Haute Normandie (76) -Les Subsistances (69) -Circa, Pôle NaAonal des arts du Cirque, Auch (32) -L’Agora, Pôle NaAonal des arts du Cirque (24) -Théâtre Romain Rolland, Villejuif (94) -Le Théâtre du Rond Point, Paris (75) -Mes Scènes Arts -Le Train Théâtre, Portes les Valence (26) -Le lieu Unique , Nantes (44) -La Passerelle, Scène NaAonale de Saint Brieuc (22) -L’Avant Scène, Cognac (16). Soutenu par la DRAC et la Région des Pays de la Loire en partenariat avec Château de Monthelon, Montréal -Svet, les Coevron, Evron (53) -l’Espace périphérique, Paris (75). © photo Christophe Raynaud de Lage

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