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Adieu Monsieur Haffmann

  • Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz 10361 W. Pico Boulevard Los Angeles (map)

Adieu M. Haffmann, is an original and powerful play written and directed by Jean-Philippe Daguerre This intimate play, set during World War 2, is built like a feature film, incorporating fun and suspenseful sequences, and mixing humor and gravity. Daguerre recreates the hidden torments of 1942 Paris with emotion and allure. It is a masterful dive into the harsh reality of occupied France’s darkest hours.

SYNOPSIS

Paris, 1942. All Jewish people are now obligated to wear a yellow star by law. Jeweler Joseph Haffmann offers his employee Pierre Vigneau to let him run the shop, on the condition that he hides his “former” boss until safer times. Will Pierre take the risk of secretly housing him in the shop? If so, will there be any conditions?

The play is “a huge success” critically and unanimously acclaimed.

6 Molière Awards nominations in 2018, including 4 Molière Awards

  • Best Show in a Private Theatre

  • Best Supporting Actor – Franck DESMEDT

  • Best Female Newcomer – Julie CAVANNA

  • Best Living Francophone Playwright – Jean-Philippe DAGUERRE

  • Best Director – Jean-Philippe DAGUERRE

  • Best Actor in a Private Theatre – Grégori BAQUET

** In French with English subtitles**

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