In 2022, Molière would have been 400 years old ! On this occasion, the city of Versailles, and its Castle, intend to celebrate the author with several events.
Comedies-ballets and concerts
Starting with a large exhibition, at the Richaud space, which begins on January 15, the day of the birth of Jean-Baptiste Poquelin. But above all with a Molière cycle which spans the entire first semester of 2022, from January 4 to June 19, 2022. This Molière cycle takes place within the Royal Opera of Versailles, within the walls of the castle. A cycle composed of comedies-ballets and concerts, which begins with George Dandin or the confused husband directed by Michel Fau.
Here is the complete program of the Molière cycle at the Royal Opera of Versailles in 2022:
From January 4 to 8, 2022:
George Dandin or the confused husband, directed by Michel Fau
Thursday 13 January 2022: Les Plaisirs de Versailles concert Friday January 14, 2022: Le Ballet des Jean-Baptiste concert (Jean-Baptiste Lully and Molière)
Sunday January 30, 2022: Psyché concert
From April 13 to 17, 2022: Le Malade Imaginaire with Guillaume Gallienne and the Comédie-Française troupe
From June 9 to 19, 2022: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, directed by Denis Podalydès A nice program that puts Molière more than in the spotlight.