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Max Jacob
Holy tightrope walker!

Creation: 2012

Design and interpretation: Eric Cenat and Patrice Delbourg

Spring Selection of Poets

This theatrical reading conceived by the writer Patrice Delbourg and the actor Éric Cénat is devoted to Max Jacob, a major figure in French poetry from the first part of the 20th century. Fallacious and authentic,wiseand bruised,baroqueand studious,guiltyand martyr, it is very rare to encounter so many paradoxes and contrasts in the same personality.

Alternately follow one another on stage: biographical elements of an extraordinary destiny that goes through childhood in Quimper, the artistic adventure of the “Bateau Lavoir” in Paris, the spiritual retreat in Saint Benoît sur Loire, the tragic end at _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_camp of Drancy;  poems between facetious banter and painful seriousness; excerpts from letters to his friends (Jean Cocteau, Marcel Bealu, Roger Toulouse)... 



Max Jacob

- An evocation of Max Jacob through six short texts written and read by Patrice Delbourg:  

- The Appearance

- A life of a chair stick

- Quimper… and pass

- The great verbal parade

- The Hermit in Clogs

- "I have your skin"


Our thanks to the Orléans Media Library, the Orléans Fine Arts Museum,


the Fine Arts Museum of Quimper and the Picasso Foundation

Creation 2012

November 2012

media libraryOrleans(45)

Tour history

June 14, 2014

Theater atDampierre-en-Burly(45)

March 23, 2014

Halle St Pierre inParis(18)

March 22, 2014

Theater atMeaux(77)

March 14, 2014

Tower Manor inSaint-Cyr-sur-Loire(37)

March 08, 2014

Town hall from the 2nd toParis

October 19, 2013

Theater atSt Benedict sur Loire(45)

March 14, 2013
Literary Café atSt. Louis(68)
 November 08, 2012
media libraryOrleans(45)

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