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Théâtre de la Ville program for 2009/2010 season
 Under its former director Gerard Violette, who assumed the post in 1985, Théâtre de la Ville became one of the most prestigious presenters of the finest in contemporary dance. In the spring of 2008 Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota (actor, dramaturge, director) became the theatre’s new artistic director and attention focused on the new orientation the theatre might take as a result, and now the program lineup for the 2009/2010 season formulated under his direction has been announced.
  The program will include two of Demarcy-Mota’s own works, Casimir et Caroline (re-staged) and Wanted Petula (new work), along with performances of Vollmond and Masurca Fogo (both re-stagings) by Tanztheater Wuppertal that will be held as planned despite the passing away of the company’s renowned director, Pina Baush, in June.
  Japan-related works on the program include the latest in the series of new works by Sankai Juku that have premiere at the theatre and a production of Tori no tobu takasa/Par-dessus bord directed by Arnaud Meunier with adaptation and directing assistance by Oriza Hirata. The other theater and dance works on the program are as follows.
+Main programs for 2009/2010 season in Théâtre de la Ville
• Berliner Ensemble performing Die Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera), directed by Robert Wilson
Richard II, directed by Claus Peymann
• Guy Cassiers performing Sous le Volcan (Under the Volcano) based on the original by Malcolm Lowry
• Jean Jourdheuil performing Philoctète (Philoktetes) by Heiner Muller
• Jan Lauwers & Needcompany performing La Maison des cerfs
• Jan Fabre performing Another Sleepy Dusty Delta Day
• Théâtre Dromesko performing Arrêtez le monde, je voudrais descendre (a Nouveau Cirque work)
• Angelin Preljocaj performing Un funambule (The Funambulists) based on the original by Jean Genet
• Rosas performing Zeitung and Rosas danst Rosas
• Merce Cunningham Dance Company performing Nearly Ninety with related works including Boris Charmatz’s 50 ans de danse, Jérôme Bel’s Cédric Andrieux
*Mr. Merce Cunningham passed away after this topic was written. We offer our sincere condolence.
• Susanne Linke performing Schritte Verfolgen II
• New works by Alain Platel, Mathilde Monnier, Peeping Tom, Maguy Marin and Lucinda Childs
• Akram Khan performing Gnosis, Padmini Chettur performing The Beautiful Thing 1 and Shantala Shivalingappa performing Kuchipudi

For more details access the website below (in French)
http://www.theatredelaville-paris.com/
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