La Soupirante The woman is half naked, she goes down the stairs-What are we celebrating in Paris?She laughs with sarcasm.The... Read More
woman is half naked, she goes down the stairs -What
are we celebrating in Paris? She
laughs with sarcasm. The
man stands downstairs in the hall in a suit.
stares at her with a cold look. -I
am not afraid of the common place.. and I am almost ready. By
the way, what
do you think of my toilet? Am
I a good distraction? oh,
would you like to see me dance, perhaps?
man invites her to follow him to the ballroom. He
turns to her, seems to hesitate then he says -to
dance... I suppose you’ll have to be convinced?
condescending tone, frankly.
Soupirante is a play that refers to the famous attraction of the Bal
des Folles in the 19th century, where, for one evening, people from
high society came to meet at a ball, who stood at the hospice of the
Salpêtrière, women suffering from dementia, abandoned or simply