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Donkey Skin
Marigny Theater
November 2018 to February 2019
Michel Legrand / Jacques Demy


Emilio Sagi Daniel Bianco, Pepa Ojanguren Nuria Castejon


Marigny Theater


Thierry Boulanger Patrice Peyrieras


Marie Oppert, Michael Denard, Emma Kate Nelson, Olivier Fredj, Mathieu Spinosi, Marie-Agnès Gillot, Christine Gagnieux, Franck Lopez and the exceptional participation of Claire Chazal.

"Take ... / ... take flour

pour into the… /… pour into the terrine… ”

The making of the love cake by Catherine Deneuve in the film directed by Jacques Demy is a delicious scene. In the cake intended for the prince, Donkey skin slips its ring, a clue that will free it from its sad skin.  Because princesses, whether they are called Donkey Skin, Sleeping Beauty or Cinderella always end up in the arms of a prince. Obedient and wise, they overcome (without flinching) the wickedness, humiliation and harshness of the life of the poor, before - thanks in particular to the help of benevolent godmothers - the pink path of their destiny opens.

Peau d'âne was the greatest public success of Jacques Demy's career. Released in December 1970, the film seduced the public with the refinement of the staging, the enchantment of the sets and costumes, the breathtaking cast (Catherine Deneuve, Jean Marais, Jacques Perrin, Delphine Seyrig, Micheline Presle) and the melodies by Michel Legrand.


Forum Opéra, La recette du cake Choplin

Le Monde, « Peau d’âne » rhabille de féerie le Théâtre Marigny

Le Parisien, «Peau d’âne» enchante Marigny

Paris Match, Au théâtre Marigny, Peau d’âne fait peau neuve

Le Figaro, Avec Peau d'Âne au théâtre Marigny, Michel Legrand a vécu son dernier grand plaisir de musicien


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