MFT, Director Christopher Hosking and Producer Michael Bula are pleased to announce the new cast:
Faustine Werts – Georges Dandin
Anna Vranes – Angélique
Michel Bula – Monsieur de Sotenville
Aurélie Casrouge – Madame de Sotenville
Karim Bouriah-Lopez – Clitandre
Ludivine Siret – Claudine
Robin Brugerolle – Lubin
Eddy K Fatha – Colin
– a great cast with a female lead playing George Dandin, very much in the MOLIERE tradition – not to be missed in our pop up théâtre de chambre at La Maison de Maitre building, also in the manner MOLIERE played with his troupe in the French Provinces – putting on shows in all sorts of venues
in French with English surtitles
DIRECTOR – Paul Terrell
PRODUCER – Michael Bula
MFT is presenting this glorious modern take on Marivaux’s own favourite play.
A Marivaux masterpiece – Commedia dell’arte fuses with a fresh modern adaptation of Marivaux’s story of love, intrigue and masks. Silvia and Arlequin are promised to each other when a mysterious officer and street-smart female confidante change the goalposts of love forever …
“MFT pays tribute to one of its Life Members and founding members who died on 6 December 2012. Colin began with MFT in 1978 after I wrote to him in New Zealand prior to taking up the position of Professor of French at the Department of French in the University of Melbourne. Colin adapted a number of our plays to bilingual format, directed for MFT and lastly created the highly successful Les Liaisons Dangereuses into a stage play, commissioned by MFT in 2008, from the original exchange of letters.
His Excellency Mr Stéphane Romatet, French Ambassador to Australia and official patron of the MFT honoured our Theatre and its Executive Director and Producer Michael Bula by a visit to its offices in Carlton on Thursday 3 May 2012, to see the past posters, archives, library and filmed productions and discuss MFT affairs. Michael presented him with a Certificate of Honorary Membership of the MFT, which he graciously accepted.
The brief ceremony was followed by un déjeuner très français – a very French lunch at Parisgo Restaurant in Carlton.
MFT looks forward to strengthening ties with the Embassy and working with the