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Les Fourberies de Scapin - Théâtre du Kronope

Cultural, Theatre in Nice
  • One of the challenges of tackling Les Fourberies de Scapin is to rediscover the modernity of Molière's text. Guy Simon's approach is to rediscover the ubiquitous, corrosive dimension of the character, to give him back his jubilant breath.

  • On stage, a delirious tornado where actors and acrobats cross, intertwine, knit and weave the space according to the will of a Scapin who splits himself. Scapin holds the play. His words and his body are the architecture. I therefore chose the double framework of an acrobatic Scapin, a superb and grotesque clown, both zany and elusive, to irradiate and infuse the play with his twirling presence and his sharp retorts.

    The biting irony and the greenness of Molière's language allow the...
    On stage, a delirious tornado where actors and acrobats cross, intertwine, knit and weave the space according to the will of a Scapin who splits himself. Scapin holds the play. His words and his body are the architecture. I therefore chose the double framework of an acrobatic Scapin, a superb and grotesque clown, both zany and elusive, to irradiate and infuse the play with his twirling presence and his sharp retorts.

    The biting irony and the greenness of Molière's language allow the dynamic of the bodies on stage to be privileged, to make the words dance while dissecting the human soul.

    Guy Simon
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • On January 13, 2023
  • Adult
    From 10 € to 20 €
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  • On January 13, 2023
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