Au cœur des cendres

In the heart of the ashes

Cultural, Theatre in Montauban

  • On the train that takes her to Poland, Etty remembers what she experienced two years ago. The scenes of the wagon where she will meet and those of the past will alternate over the kilometers. The man she loved, her friends, her parents, her teacher, members of the Jewish Council, a Gestapo agent, the commander of the Westerbork camp and cabaret performers emerge like so many crossed faces. Life explodes even as the war rages, it infiltrates through all the interstices of the train so that...
    On the train that takes her to Poland, Etty remembers what she experienced two years ago. The scenes of the wagon where she will meet and those of the past will alternate over the kilometers. The man she loved, her friends, her parents, her teacher, members of the Jewish Council, a Gestapo agent, the commander of the Westerbork camp and cabaret performers emerge like so many crossed faces. Life explodes even as the war rages, it infiltrates through all the interstices of the train so that barbarism does not have the last word.

    A WORD FROM THE AUTRESS
    "I chose to be inspired by the life of Etty Hillesum to make hear the words of a woman caught in the vise of one of the darkest pages in the history of humanity and who managed to answer to violence through love ".

    Freely inspired by Etty Hillesum's writings
    Text: Etty Hillesum and Valérie Castel Jordy
    Adaptation, scenography and direction: Valérie Castel Jordy
    Translation: Philippe Noble, Isabelle Rosselin - Éditions du Seuil
    Musical and sound creation: Julie Castel Jordy, Julien Lot
    Choreography and movement work: Éric Nesci
    Artistic advice: Charlotte Désigaux
    Set construction: Julien Lot
    Light creation and control: Matthieu Bernard
    With: Julie Castel Jordy (vocals), Pierre-Alain Chapuis, Anne Le Guernec, Julien Lot (guitar), Éric Nesci and Juliette Rizoud
    Cie L'Explain-Songe
  • Spoken languages

  • On December 5, 2021
  • Full price
    From 10 € to 17 €
  • Reduced price
    From 7 € to 13 €
Schedules

Schedules

  • On December 5, 2021 at 4:00 PM