Meet the Impressionists: Monet, painting in a train station, Degas, sketching "les petits rats" of the ballet, Renoir surrounded by his friends of the Boating Party ...and of course the female Impressionists, Mary Cassatt and Berthe Morisot...
A flexible large cast ensemble production; simple staging although video projection of the included slideshow is essential. Large print posters of each work is also possible.
Intended for in-class use and purchase includes one non-for-profit performance only.
The cast sings 3 songs in French (see preview) and so is perfect for a bilingual school program or French language/culture classroom.
"Tableau de Paris 5 Heures de Matin" by Marc Antoine Desaugiers 1802
--originally accompanied with simple chords on an accordion
"La Chanson de L'Aiguille"
"Le Temps de Cerise"
12-47 roles (including non-speaking parts)
Original 12 member ENSEMBLE CASTING:
Here are the paintings/Images needed for the production:
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