L'école des maris, a three-act comedy by Molière, Il faut qu'une porte soit ouverte ou fermée, a one-act proverb in prose by Alfred de Musset, Les Plaideurs, a three-act comedy by Racine.
How did the troupe perform the repertory at the Comédie-Française
several centuries ago? What was the relation between the two plays
performed each evening, the "long" and the "short" pieces? This
program offers you a chance to travel back in time to experience the
nature of play-going in days gone by. Focusing on a specific date in
the past, excerpts from the two plays performed that day and contextual
background will offer a new view of daily theatrical life in France