BRITANNICUS

Time:
0:00
Duration:
2h05

SYNOPSIS

Thanks to the manipulations of his mother Agrippina, Nero now rules over Rome. Yet it is his half-brother Britannicus, rightful heir to the late Emperor, who should have inherited the throne. Viewing him as a threat, Nero has Britannicus' fiancée Junie kidnapped and gradually transforms into a tyrant.

PRESENTATION

Enter the corridors of power with this play by Racine that depicts a complex web of intrigue between professionals in politics, interweaving personal, romantic and family conflicts. Stéphane Braunschweig revisits the past in light of the present in a setting that evokes a modern, real seat of power.

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By
Jean Racine
Direction
Stéphane Braunschweig
Distribution
Cast the Troupe and the actors of the Académie de la Comédie-Française