Thieves' Carnival

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Le Bal des Voleurs
Written by Jean Anouilh
Date premiered 17 August 1938
Place premiered Théâtre des Arts
Paris, France
Original language French
Genre Comedy ballet

Le Bal des Voleurs (Thieves' Carnival) is a play written by French playwright Jean Anouilh, first staged at Théâtre des Arts, Paris on 17 August 1938.

Later productions[edit]

Thieves' Carnival was presented on the televised series Play of the Week in 1959.

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • 1955 Vernon Rice Award for Best Production (Drama Desk Awards)


  • Anouilh, Jean (1938). Le bal des voleurs, comédie-ballet (in French) (First ed.). Paris: s.n. OCLC 1634935. 
  • Anouilh, Jean (1952). Thieves' Carnival, A Play in Four Acts. London: Methuen. OCLC 1051597. 

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