He acted and directed Paul Claudel's play, "Partage De Midi," with Francois Billetdoux's play, "Il Faut Passer Par Les Nuages," and Beaumarchais's play, "Le Barbier De Seville," in a Theatre De France production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Edwige Feuillere, Jean-Louis Barrault, Madeleine Renaud, ...
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J.L. Barrault | Jean Louis Barrault
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[on being an actor] You have to wake up a virgin each morning.
Barrault was named director of the Theatre de France on Paris' Left Bank in 1959. In 1968 it was announced that he had been dismissed. The coup de grâce was administered in a stern letter from old friend, André Malraux, France's Minister of Culture, who had initially asked Barrault to preside as its director. The cause of Barrault's dismissal was his role in the student riots there. During the ...