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Théâtre National Populaire

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The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
528 words

Paris. The first TNP was founded by Gémier, who from 1920 to 1933 obtained Government grants to defray the ...

Théâtre National Populaire, Le

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
130 words

State‐subsidized company created in 1920 under the directorship of Firmin Gémier. In the 1930s and 1940s it suffered from ...

Théâtre National Populaire

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The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
131 words

A French national theatre for the people, founded in 1920 by Firmin Gémier who secured government subsidies for productions performed ...

Théâtre National Populaire

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The Companion to Theatre and Performance

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
351 words
Theatre company founded by *Gémier in 1920 in Paris to fulfil his dream for a popular state-subsidized theatre. He received only limited support from the French government, but a modern ... More
Théâtre National Populaire

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C. Henrik Borgstrom

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
664 words
Theatre company founded by Firmin Gémier in 1920 at the old Trocadéro Theatre in Paris, across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower. This was to fulfil his dream for a popular state-subsidized ... More

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