The Francophone Theatre Festival in Chicago – 2019 Edition

February 8th & 9th, 2019

Friday February 8th – First Set

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9:30-10:00: Festival Opening – Lycée Français of Chicago: Cendrillon [extract] by Joël Pommerat

10:0010:30Parker HS: Hashtag (#) A fleur de montagne, creation 2018 by Pascale Valentini

10:30-11:00: Round Lake High School: Qui rapportera ces paroles? by Charlotte Delbo

11:30-1:00 pm: Screening of the film SWAGGER, dir. Olivier Babinet [Cesar Award of the best documentary 2016]

1:00 am-1:45 pm: BREAK

Friday February 8th – Second Set

1:45-2:00 pm: Speech of representative of the French Dept & U0C admission

2:15-2:45 pm: Renée-Claude Thériault: One Woman Show – Pardon My French!

2:45-3:15 pm: Lycée Français of Chicago: Hyènes by Penda Diouf

3:153:45 pm: DeKalb HS: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, adaptation from a play by Molière

3:45-4:15 pm: Curie HS: No et Moi, adaptation of the Delphine de Vigan’s novel

4:20-4:40 pm: Raffle Drawing

5:00-5:45 pm: FrogProv – and its bilingual improv’

Saturday February 9th

9:30-10:30 am: Screening of the documentary Le choix de Theo, dir. Mikael Espinasse

10:30-11:30 pm: Round Table: ‘How Theater is an excellent tool for teaching and improving one’s language skills’

11:30 am1:00 pm: Screening of the movie A voix Haute, la Force de la Parole (Speak Up!), dir. Stéphane de Freitas 

1:00 pm: End of the Festival


Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts

915 E.60th ST, CHICAGO