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Theater: our review of Who is Mr. Schmitt?, I'm a funny other

2022-03-09T14:16:01.556Z

CRITICISM – Served happily by Stéphane De Groodt and Valérie Bonneton, Sébastien Thiéry's absurd play hit the mark at the Édouard-VII Theater.



Everything is way too normal.

You just hear the sound of cutlery on plates in a bourgeois dining room.

A couple is having dinner without talking when suddenly the phone rings.

Odd, he didn't install it even though he's been living in this apartment for six years.

The man suddenly realizes that his mother's painting has been replaced by that of a German Shepherd.

And his wife that the library is not theirs.

What's going on ?

“It's a nightmare, a crazy story!

, protested the first, a certain Jean-Claude Bélier.

When he picks up the phone, they call him Monsieur Schmitt.

His interlocutor insists.

But who is this Mr. Schmitt?

Are the Aries still at home?

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Sébastien Thiéry had been hailed by critics with

Cochon d'Inde

(awarded by two Molières including that of the comic show in 2008), then

L'Origine du monde

and

Momo

with François Berléand.

This time, he unrolls his absurd ball around an ordinary man who loses...

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Source: lefigaro

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