Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette

by: David Adjmi

by: David Adjmi

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Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette

by: David Adjmi

by: David Adjmi

Overview

In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of “Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité!” in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our contemporary society that might just be entertaining itself to death.

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Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

Details

  • Genre: Docudrama/Historic
  • Time Period: 18th Century
  • Cast Attributes: Non-Traditional casting, Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Expandable casting, Features Children, Flexible casting, Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences, Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

David Adjmi

David Adjmi was called "virtuosic" by the New York Times and he was listed as one of the Top Ten in Culture for 2011 by The New Yorker magazine. His play Marie Antoinette received a critically acclaimed world premiere co-production with A.R.T. and Yale Rep. The play won 3 Connecticut Critics Circle Awards including Bes ...

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