Tales, Poetry, Goncourt: The Book at the 2022 Avignon Festival

Tales, Poetry, Goncourt: The Book at the 2022 Avignon Festival

From July 7 to 26, 76 . was helde Avignon Festival. Among the many plays and readings that will take place there, Weekly books Chose 8 not to be missed…


  • Poetry Will Save the World, Cour du Musée Calvet (13, 10 p.m.)

An ode to rebellion, this reading of an essay by Jean-Pierre Simeon, Poetry will save the world (ferryman) would like to honor the word ” Rebellious and unconventional of poets. Jean-Pierre Simeon has written about twenty poetry and novel collections and books for young people. He is the artistic director of the Printemps des Poètes and a poet associated with the Théâtre National Populaire.

  • In this garden we loved, Cloître des Célestins (9-16)

On the tip of the tongue he continues his long journey through the theaters of France in the company of Pascal Quinard. For this fifth collaboration with Goncourt 2002, director Marie Vial has revealed, from yesterday to today, a touching story that makes the memory of the beloved hear. In this garden we loved Posted by Grasset in 2017.

  • Little Red Riding Hood, Church of the White Penitents (15-18)

This work was carried out on the image between the projection and reflection of mirrors and the kaleidoscope of mysterious silhouettes, this adaptation little robe Red takes young crowds into a dark forest as it is gorgeous. The piece is produced by the Ile-de-France Group, Das Plateau. Note that this is a copy from Brothers Grimm, not Charles Perrault.

  • And the Earth moves like language, Coeur de Collège Simone Ville (14, 6 and 9 p.m.)

Described as a poetic and musical epic, And the earth moves like language A tribute to Mahmoud Darwish, one of the greatest voices in contemporary Palestine. The show was presented by Elias Sanbar, translator and close friend of the author, and composer Frank Turteller.

  • Gretel, Hansel and others, Church of the White Penitents (8-11)

One evening, when they had to go home from school, Gretel and her little brother Hansel had disappeared. Removal? accident? escape from? With mannequins, at a child’s height, filled with sound effects, animation, music and where real characters or dreams appear, author and director Igor Menzhsky invites children and adults to lead the investigation. The play is based on the novel by Igor Mengissky and published by Actes Sud.


  • Son, Showcase Theater (every day, breaks on Wednesdays, 13th and 20th July)

After several creations in Cartuchry (Vincennes), Céline Pettolet is back with a quote from Goncourt’s 2011 debut novel, Ibn (Oh editions!). In this autobiographical novel, Michelle Rustin recounts the bereavement and describes the days and weeks following the death of his 21-year-old son.

  • Les Désirables on stage at Théâtre Transversal (19, 8.15 p.m.)

Les Désirables, a group of independent publishers and booksellers, took to the stage for an unprecedented evening of reading. The selected texts have been edited by Anamosa, l’Arche, l’Ogre, Macula, and Ypsilon.

  • Courgette, Théâtre des Béliers (closed every Tuesday 12, 19 and 26 July)

after the anime my life is zucchini Pamela Ravassar and Garland Le Martello adapted Gilles Paris for the stage, with two Césars in 2017, zucchini biography (colour). In the heart of childhood, the story tells of the life of Icarus, a young boy who lives in a “house for skinned children”. Widget of 10 years.

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