A study in comic disintegration (In French with English subtitles)
Jean François Gavanon (SA)
LA LEÇON (or "The Lesson")
What happens when an innocent student meets a strange professor whose disturbing manner and fount of completely useless knowledge will astound and horrify you…. a study in comic disintegration.
A play by Eugene Ionesco, in French with English subtitles.
Featuring: Lisa Harper Campbell – The student
Daniele Allen – The maid
Jean François Gavanon – The teacher
The absurdist treatment, use of literalism and exaggeration of everyday things, allows for clarity...and relates to the truths and fictions we use in education. Think about it, but not too hard! Rating: 4