The Student and Mr Henri

The Student and Mr Henri

Mr Henri is 78 years old and lives alone in his Parisian flat. Paul, his son, is worried by this situation but Mr Henri,who is a particularly grumpy old man, refuses to leave his apartment. He finaly accepts to rent a room to 21 year old Constance, a fresh and enthusiastic young student, with little financial means, also facing repeated failures in her studies and love life. Far from being charmed, Mr Henri will soon start using Constance to create chaos in his own family…




Le Théâtre de Paris Pascal Legros Productions Mandarin Cinéma Superprod

José Paul

A stageplay by Ivan Calbérac

Laurent Aknin

Other partners

L’Express, Paris Première,

Additional information

Sets : Edouard Laug
Lights : Laurent Béal
Wardrobe : Brigitte Faur-Perdigou
Assistant director : Emmanuelle Tachoires
Photos: Richard Richebé


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© 2012 Le Théâtre de Paris - - Superprod - Pascal Legros Productions - Mandarin Cinéma

Distributor France
On tour all over France for 100 representations from October 2013

Press Reviews

L’Express as of Nov. 1st 2012
Le Journal du Dimanche as of Sept. 30th 2012
Le Figaro as of Sept. 21st 2012 as of Sept. 14th 2012
Fous de théâtre
Agora Vox.
And many reviews in Telerama, Le Parisien, Direct Matin, etc. (see the slideshow of the play on this site) and on radios and TV stations: France 2, BFM TV, RTL, France Inter, etc. (see the links in the News section on this site).


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