The Francophone Theatre Festival in Chicago
The Festival will present short pieces in French as a foreign language (15-25 minutes, with English supertitles) acted out by students from 8 high schools and one university of Chicagoland.
Plays are written by Francophone playwrights from various countries such as Belgium, Morocco, Switzerland, Canada and France.
This week-end will be a feast for the French language, the Francophone theatre and most of all, for the students!
Saturday April 22nd afternoon, starting at 3:00 pm
Open play by DePaul University’s students : Excerpts’ florilège of French classical literature
Round Lake High School : Pas peur du loup by Paul Emond
Marie Curie High School : Adaptation of Par le feu by Tahar Ben Jelloun
One Woman Show: Renée-Claude Thériault [fr/eng]
Saturday April 22nd evening, starting at 7:00 pm
Latin School of Chicago : Plus haut que l’horizon by Laure Bourgknecht
Whitney M. Young High School : Un couteau dans le coeur by Christelle Evita
Latin School of Chicago : La pièce écossaise by Isabelle Hubert
One Man Show: Sebastian Marx [eng]