Saint Ex-a-New York: A Paris Theatrical Production

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Saint-Ex A New York Photo credit Fabienne Rappeneau
SAINT EX à New YORK  -A PLAY IN  PARIS

 

Saint Ex and his girlfriend
Saint Ex and his girlfriend                                         Photo credit Fabienne Rappeneau.

After months of being closed, the theaters in Paris have opened. As of June 9 the curfew is 11 p.m.  Masks covering the nose and mouth must be worn and two seats to be left open between two people who do not know each other.

A great unusual play  Saint Ex à New York is playing at  Petit Montparnasse
This play was written and directed by Jean-Claudd Idéé and stars:
Gaëlle GIRAUDEAU
Adrien MELIN
Alexandra ANSIDEI
Roxanne BENETT
The times of the  play are Tuesday through Saturday  at 9 p.m.  Sunday at 3 p.m.
until the end of June
Saint Exupéry wrote the famous book Le Petit Prince which was made into a movie.
This play is based on the two years he spent in New York.
We see scenes from both the seaside house in France and an apartment in New York city.
Saint -Ex has a wife Conseulo who has a lover and Saint-Ex also has a lover in New York.
The actors portray their roles with enthusiasm and great energy sometimes speaking in English when relevant;
At the time in New York, in 1942,  St.Ex was preparing to go to war to defend France. His wife and girlfriend both tried to talk him out of it.
The concerns for humanity in 1942 are the same as today which is reflected in the play. The play attempts to depict the wonders of Saint-Exupéry’s thinking on the complexity of the world’s problems .
Saint Ex à New York  is entertaining and gives us points to reflect upon.

Author Details
Jane Rosenstein is a U.S. citizen living in Paris, France. She is a professional translator/interpreter. She is the owner of The International Connection which does international marketing consultation including sales of wine, interpretation, and translation. She enjoys the cultural life that living in Paris offers and has talents in organizing events. She speaks English, French, and Spanish. She has a B.S. degree in mathematics from University of Pittsburgh and an M.B.A. degree from Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA.
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