The Students of 2nde Atelier Theatre Are Proud to Present an Original Adaptation of Romeo and Juliet

Friday, 26 May 2023

A modern rewriting of Shakespeare’s famous play 

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Everyone knows the story of Romeo and Juliet, the heirs of the two most powerful rival families in Verona, who fall in love with each other and end up dying because of their love. Joséphine Chaffin’s play offers us the opportunity to rediscover Shakespeare’s work through the eyes of a police investigation.

Through the interrogations of the two main witnesses, interspersed with flashbacks that retrace the events since Juliet and Romeo met, the audience learn about all the elements that lead to their tragic end. 

Come and support the work of the Seconde students “Atelier Théâtre”  

Premier soleil, enquête sur la mort de Roméo et Juliette
(First Sun, investigation into the death of Romeo and Juliet)
By Joséphine Chaffin
With 2nde students of the “Atelier Théâtre”
Thursday, 8 June at 8 pm & Friday, 9 June at 6.30 pm.
Amphitheatre 3000

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With our students: 

Marcel Calinaud, Clément De Pra, Anaya Delcassé, Noémie Fromageot-Bibard, Pénélope Guillard, David Natter, Lisa Riccardi, Maxime Sauvage, Pascal Sietses

And the participation of Jérôme Quintard

Directed by Myriam Salomon

Duration: 1H15

Public: from 11 years old (for a younger audience, parental guidance is advised: the theme of death is important and the play includes some violent or explicit language and gestures).

Joséphine Chaffin is a young author and director.

After training in Theatre Studies at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure, she worked as an assistant director with Christian Schiaretti (TNP), then with Robin Renucci (CDN des Tréteaux de France).

She has written a dozen plays, including some for young audiences.

Premier soleil, enquête sur la mort de Roméo et Juliette was commissioned by the company La Bande à Mandrin.