France Now

Alongside Jean Genet’s ground-breaking play, The Maids, this November, we invite you to France Now in Theatre 2

Following the success of Berlin Now and Cuba Now, we take a close up look at life on the other side of the Channel with three contrasting performances from the French contemporary scene. All three plays highlight the charms and challenges of life in France. From a witty and honest play about a young girl afraid to start secondary school, to an explosive night of hip hop dance, all concluding with a dystopian tale from France’s best-selling novelist – France Now gives you the chance to experience the best of French theatre here in Manchester.

As part of France Now, Alliance Française is hosting a series of FREE talks, Q&As and screenings both at the Alliance Française and here at HOME. See the Alliance Française website for more details of these and how to book.

France Now is kindly supported by the Institut Français du Royaume Uni as part of its En Scène! programme –  helping to present work across Greater Manchester by some of France’s leading artists – covering all spectrums of performing arts.

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Previously in this season

Ballet Bar

Six hip hop dancers mix mime, physical comedy, acrobatics and a century of dance styles inspired by Charleston, Calypso, Tango and Electro.

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J’ai Trop Peur (I’m So Scared)

David Lescot’s heart-warming adolescent drama about the challenges of school, friendships and growing up.

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A political thriller by Michel Houllebecq, France’s best-selling author.

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