Jean-Claude Grumberg

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Jean-Claude Grumberg
Jean-Claude Grumberg par Claude Truong-Ngoc novembre 2013.jpg
Jean-Claude Grumberg (November 2013)
Born 1939
France
Nationality French
Child(ren) Olga Grumberg
Information
Awards 1999 Molière for best play

Jean-Claude Grumberg (born 1939) is a French writer of children's books and a playwright.

Early life[edit]

Before becoming a playwright, Jean-Claude Grumberg held several jobs including working as a tailor, he takes to the middle part of his play L'Atelier. He discovered drama being an actor in the company. He became a writer in 1968 with Demain, une fenêtre sur rue, and short texts like Rixe which played at the Comédie-Française. He writes about what haunts him since childhood: the death of his father in the Nazi death camps: Maman revient pauvre orphelin, Dreyfus (1974), L'Atelier (1979) and Zone libre (1990).

In 1998, L'Atelier returned to Théâtre Hébertot in Paris, won great success and won the 1999 Molière for best play directory.

In film, he is writer: Les Années Sandwiches, co-writer with François Truffaut for The Last Metro, La Petite Apocalypse of Costa-Gavras, Le Plus Beau Pays du monde by Marcel Bluwal (1999), Fait d'hiver Robert Enrico (1999). For television, he wrote scenarios Thérèse Humbert, Music Hall, by Marcel Bluwal, Les Lendemains qui chantent, by Jacques Fansten et Julien l'apprenti, by Jacques Otmezguine.

He is one of the few contemporary French playwrights live to be studied in school (including L'Atelier). Jean-Claude Grumberg received the Grand Prize of the Académie française in 1991 and SACD Prize in 1999 for lifetime achievement; the Molière's best playwright in 1991 for Zone libre and in 1999 L'Atelier.

Jean-Claude Grumberg is the father of actress Olga Grumberg.

Comedian[edit]

Works[edit]

Plays
  • Sortie au théâtre
  • L'Atelier
  • Les Vacances
  • Rixe
  • Les Rouquins
  • À qui perd gagne
  • Adam et Ève
  • Le Duel (after Chekhov)
  • Conversation avec mon père
  • Amorphe d'Ottenburg
  • Linge sale
  • Rêver peut-être
  • Demain une fenêtre sur rue
  • En r'venant d'l'expo
  • L'Indien sous Babylone
  • Maman revient, pauvre orphelin
  • Quatre commémorations
  • Dreyfus (1974), interprété par Maurice Chevit et Claude Dauphin
  • Zone libre
  • Michu
  • La Vocation
  • Pinok et Barbie
  • Marie des grenouilles
  • Iq et Ox
  • Mon Père. Inventaire
  • Une leçon de savoir-vivre
  • L'Enfant Do
  • Les Courtes
  • La Nuit tous les chats sont gris
  • Quatre Pièces courtes
  • Le Petit Violon
  • Chez Pierrot
  • Les Autres
  • Ca va ?
  • Vers Toi Terre promise, Tragédie dentaire
  • Moi je crois pas !
Scenarios
Pieces for Children
  • Le Petit Violon
  • Marie des grenouilles
  • Pinok et Barbie
  • Iq et Ox
  • Le Petit Chaperon Uf
  • Mange ta main

Awards[edit]

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