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‘Les Enfants du Paradise’ at Pontine Theatre

The Plains School
1 Plains Ave.
Portsmouth, NH
United States

Pontine Theatre presents a free screening of the 1945 French epic film, Les Enfants du Paradise / The Children of Paradise, directed by Marcel Carne’.  The film features Etienne Decroux, the “Father of Modern Mime,” whose actor training technique  forms the foundation of Pontine Theatre’s artistic philosophy.  This free screening is in honor of 125th anniversary of Etienne Decroux’s birth.  Mime scenes for the  film were choreographed by Decroux and his protege, Jean-Louis Barrault.  The 3-hour film is in french with english subtitles.  FREE — to reserve seats contact Pontine Theatre — limited seating! [email protected] — bring your own refreshments (no alcohol permitted).   Pontine Theatre is located at #1 Plains Avenue, Portsmouth NH.  The space is air conditioned and handicap accessible with convenient free parking adjacent.

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