Great program at the Theater of the Lycée Français of San Francisco! Practice your French and sometimes... let's get some help with the subtitles!



Frédéric Patto, in charge of the program at the TLF (Theater of the Lycée Français), presents this year the first edition of the San Francisco French Theater Festival.


It offers an amazing line-up including renowned French actors currently playing in Paris, performances by the D-Boussole Company and also 2 shows by the students enrolled in the Theatrical option at the Lycée.





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April 29 & 30, 2014

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Nineteen letters between two friends, a German and an American Jew, at the time of the rise of Nazism. As the correspondence progresses, the tone sours. We are witnessing the horror happening. Who is good, who is evil? What would we have done in their place? Is forgiveness preferable to revenge?


Since January 2012, this play has had a triumphant run  at the Théâtre Antoine in Paris and has been seen by over 135,000 spectators. It was awarded the 2013 CRYSTAL GLOBES Best Drama of the Year.


A production of JMD Production with the permission of the Soho Theatre / London and Christian Clavier, Jean-Paul de Vidas and Rick Senat.







Friday, May 2, 2014

Only in French

Free admission

Presented by the 12th grade students enrolled in the Theatrical classes at the Lycée Français.




Les pas perdus

May 7-10, 2014

Only in French

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A train station with its crowd, the tears, the smiles, the hugs, the lovers, the homeless poeples, the police guys...

Directed by Frederic Patto, the French local company D-Boussole will present its Spring rendez-vous with French theater.






Black like me

In French with projected English subtitles

Saturday, May 17, 2014

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Nonfiction! Based on the experience of John Howard Griffin,

an american journalist. White native from Texas, he spent 6 weeks passing as a black man in the racially segregated South States in 1960. The purpose being to describe what could be the life of afro-american people at that time.


Clémentine Célarié, a renowned French actress, was born in Africa and lived 12 years there. She will be presenting this overwhelming testimony to raise awareness and encourage respect and tolerance towards each other.






Frontière Nord & Ma Famille

May 22, 2014

Only in French

Free admission

Presented by the 10th and 11th grades students attending the Theatrical classes at the Lycée Français.