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Seuls en Scène – Princeton French Theater Festival

September 9, 2022September 23, 2022 · Princeton University

Lewis Center for the Arts; Department of French and Italian; L’Avant-Scène

Seuls en Scène brings celebrated French actors and directors, as well as promising early-career artists, to Princeton University and the local community to present their work, introducing American audiences to dynamic and engaging French productions. This year we are thrilled to resume the French Theater Festival in person in collaboration with the 51st Edition of Festival d’Automne in Paris.

September 9 – 23, 2022

For the 11th edition of the annual Seuls en Scène, join us for two weeks of in-person performances of recent works by renowned French and Francophone artists including Fabrice Gorgeart, Clotilde Hesme, Pascal Sangla, Jean-Christophe Folly, Matthieu Cruciani, Daniely Francisque, Guy Régis Junior, Aurélie Charon, Pascal Rambert, Étienne Minoungou, Paul Desveaux, among others.

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Tickets and Details

Held in various venues on the Princeton University campus, all performances are free with advance tickets required. Tickets are available through University Ticketing, either online or in-person at the Frist Campus Center ticket office. Please note the ticket office does not open for window sales until Monday, September 12. Reserve tickets online


Some of the presentations will have translations available in English via supertitles. If you need other access accommodations, please contact the Lewis Center at 609-258-5262 or email LewisCenter@princeton.edu for assistance at least one week in advance of the event date.

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COVID-19 Guidance + Updates

Per Princeton University policy, all guests must either be fully vaccinated, or have recently tested negative (via PCR within 72 hours or via rapid antigen test within 8 hours of the scheduled visit) and be prepared to show proof if asked, or wear a face covering when indoors and around others.


The French Theater Festival is sponsored by Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts, L’Avant-Scène, Department of French and Italian, Humanities Council, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Study (PIIRS), Department of Art and Archaeology, Department of Comparative Literature, Department of African American Studies, Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society, Program in African Studies, Center for French and Francophone Studies, and Rockefeller College. International sponsors include Festival d’Automne in Paris, Cultural Services of the French Embassy – Villa Albertine, FACE Contemporary Theater, ADAMI, the Education Department of the French Embassy, Institut français, Wallonie Bruxelles International, Odia Normandie and FEAC, Fonds d’Aide aux Échanges Artistiques et Culturels pour l’Outre-mer.

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