Hit play from France to launch Théâtre la Seizième’ season
Adieu Monsieur Haffmann
Paris, 1942: A Jewish jeweler on the verge of bankruptcy offers his employee the chance to take over his jewelry store while he hides in the basement. The employee agrees, but only if the jeweler helps his wife conceive a child. Thus begins an unusual living arrangement between the protagonists…
Part thriller, part romance, Adieu Monsieur Haffmann plunges us into the hard world of occupied Vichy France. Honoured with four of France’s prestigious Molière Awards in 2018, this instant classic has been unanimously hailed by the critics for its humanity, humour, and charm.
English surtitles: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Photo credit: ©Grégoire Matzneff
Tickets starting at $26
October 1 – 5, 2019