This tragic love story between a 19th century courtesan and a young man from a good family is based on ' own life experience. In this classic drama, the Parisian "cocotte" Marguerite Gautier is pushed to sacrifice herself for the sake of social conventions.
This production uses a recent adaptation by René de Ceccatty and is directed by the Parisian director Gérard Cherqui.
The novel by Alexandre Dumas fils has been adapted into a play, an opera 'La Traviata' by G.Verdi, a ballet 'Marguerite and Armand', a film 'Camille' and has been performed by almost every great actress, dancer and opera singer since its creation.
Performed in the French original with an English translation.
Runs 1h40 minutes
Show's website: http://pemart.org/la_dame_aux_camelias
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