Related Content

Related Overviews

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Performing arts
  • Theatre

GO

Show Summary Details

Overview

Comédie-Française


Quick Reference

The French national theatre (used for both comedy and tragedy), in Paris, founded in 1680 by Louis XIV, and reconstituted by Napoleon I in 1803. It is organized as a cooperative society in which each actor holds a share or part-share.

Subjects: Performing artsTheatre


Reference entries

View all reference entries »