Paris: Théâtre Marigny

Country: France
Department, Region: Paris, Île-de-France
City: Paris
Location: VIII.; 1, avenue Marigny / Rond Point des Champs-Élysées

[1st theatre built 1850 as "Folies Marigny", also known as "Salle Lacaze". From 1855, also used by Jacques Offenbach's "Bouffes-Parisiens" company during the summer. Other names: "Bouffes Marigny", "Bouffes Debureau", "Théâtre Féerique", "Théâtre des Champs Elysées". Later converted to a panorama building by Charles Garnier. Demolished 1893.]

Current theatre built 1893. Originally used as a cabaret. 1921 bought by Léon Volterra and re-opened as a drama theatre. Currently also known as "Théâtre Mariginy-Robert Hossein" after the theatre's artistic director, Robert Hossein.

Notable world premieres:

  • Albert Camus: L'État de Siège (27 Oct 1948)
  • Jean Anouilh: La répétition ou l'amour puni (25 Oct 1950)
  • Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt: Variations Enigmatiques (19 Sep 1996)


[Paris: Theatre Marigny] Front Text: "Paris - Champs-Élysées - Théâtre Marigny"
Publisher: B. F., Paris
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Paris to Essen (Germany), 1905

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