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Louis Charles Achille d'Artois de Bournonville (17 March 1791 - 2 December 1868) was a French writer, libretist and dramatist.
Adolphe Charles Adam (24 July 1803 – 3 May 1856) was a French composer and music critic.
Ambroise Tardieu (2 March 1788 in Paris – 17 January 1841 in Paris) was an eminent French cartographer and engraver, and is celebrated for his version of John Arrowsmith's 1806 map of the United States.
Charles Louis Ambroise Thomas (5 August 1811 – 12 February 1896) was a French composer, best known for his operas Mignon (1866) and Hamlet (1868, after Shakespeare) and as Director of the Conservatoire de Paris from 1871 until his death.
August Friedrich Ferdinand von Kotzebue (–) was a German dramatist and writer who also worked as a consul in Russia and Germany.
Auguste Anicet, later Auguste Anicet-Bourgeois (25 December 1806 – 12 January 1871) was a French dramatist.
Pierre-Charles-Joseph-Auguste Lefranc (2 February 1814 – 15 December 1878) was a 19th-century French playwright and journalist.
Auguste Luchet (22 April 1806 – 9 March 1872) was a 19th-century French playwright, journalist, novelist and writer.
The comédie en vaudevilles was a theatrical entertainment which began in Paris towards the end of the 17th century, in which comedy was enlivened through lyrics using the melody of popular vaudeville songs.
Philippe François Pinel, known as Dumanoir (31 July 1806 – 16 November 1865) was a French playwright and librettist.
Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic.
Edmond Rochefort, full name Claude-Louis-Marie de Rochefort-Luçay (Évaux-les-Bains, 1790 – Paris, April 1871), was a French writer, dramatist, vaudevillist and songs writer.
Jean Louis Edmond Saint-Edme De Manne, known under the name Edmond-Denis De Manne, (18 August 1801 in Paris – 6 May 1877 in Paris) was a 19th-century French playwright and journalist.
Augustin Eugène Scribe (24 December 179120 February 1861) was a French dramatist and librettist.
Marie-Joseph "Eugène" Sue (26 January 1804 – 3 August 1857) was a French novelist.
Féerie, sometimes translated as "fairy play", was a French theatrical genre known for fantasy plots and spectacular visuals, including lavish scenery and mechanically worked stage effects.
Ferdinand de Villeneuve (5 June 1801 – 27 September 1858) was a 19th-century French playwright.
Frédéric Thomas (5 January 1814 in Castres (Tarn) – 27 January 1884 in Paris) was a 19th-century French politician and playwright.
Jean de La Fontaine (8 July 162113 April 1695) was a French fabulist and one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century.
Joseph Patrat or Patras (7 May 1733, Arles - 4 June 1801, Paris) was a French actor and plawright.
Joseph Marie Quérard (25 December 1797 – 3 December 1865) was a French bibliographer.
Léon Gozlan (11 September 1803 – 14 September 1866) was a 19th-century French novelist and playwright.
Le Figaro is a French daily morning newspaper founded in 1826 and published in Paris.
Louis Gustave Vapereau (4 April 1819 – 18 April 1906) was a French writer and lexicographer famous primarily for his dictionaries, the Dictionnaire universel des contemporains and the Dictionnaire universel des littérateurs.
Mathieu Barthélemy Thouin (born 1804 in Paris) was a 19th-century French playwright.
Baron Anne-Honoré-Joseph Duveyrier, surnamed Mélesville (13 December 1787 in Paris - 7 November 1865 in Marly-le-Roi), pen-name Mélesville, was a French dramatist.
A melodrama is a dramatic work in which the plot, which is typically sensational and designed to appeal strongly to the emotions, takes precedence over detailed characterization.
The Mercure de France was originally a French gazette and literary magazine first published in the 17th century, but after several incarnations has evolved as a publisher, and is now part of the Éditions Gallimard publishing group.
Mise-en-scène ("placing on stage") is an expression used to describe the design aspect of a theatre or film production, which essentially means "visual theme" or "telling a story"—both in visually artful ways through storyboarding, cinematography and stage design, and in poetically artful ways through direction.
Eduard Douwes Dekker (2 March 1820 – 19 February 1887), better known by his pen name Multatuli (from Latin multa tulī, "I have suffered much"), was a Dutch writer famous for his satirical novel Max Havelaar (1860), which denounced the abuses of colonialism in the Dutch East Indies (today's Indonesia).
Opéra comique (plural: opéras comiques) is a genre of French opera that contains spoken dialogue and arias.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
Paul Dominique Philippoteaux (27 January 1846 – 28 June 1923) was a French artist.
Pierre Athanase Larousse (October 23, 1817January 3, 1875) was a French grammarian, lexicographer and encyclopaedist.
A play is a form of literature written by a playwright, usually consisting of dialogue between characters, intended for theatrical performance rather than just reading.
A playwright or dramatist (rarely dramaturge) is a person who writes plays.
A prologue or prolog (from Greek πρόλογος prologos, from πρό pro, "before" and λόγος logos, "word") is an opening to a story that establishes the context and gives background details, often some earlier story that ties into the main one, and other miscellaneous information.
Raymond Brucker, full name Raymond Philippe Auguste Brucker (5 May 1800, Paris – 28 February 1875, Paris), was a 19th-century French writer.
Saint-Yves (9 November 1808 – 23 July 1871) was the pen name of Édouard Déaddé, a 19th-century French playwright.
A tableau vivant (often shortened to tableau, plural: tableaux vivants), French for 'living picture', is a static scene containing one or more actors or models.
The Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin is a venerable theatre and opera house at 18, Boulevard Saint-Martin in the 10th arrondissement of Paris.
The name Théâtre des Nouveautés ("Theatre of the New") has been used successively to refer to several different Parisian theatre companies and their buildings, beginning in 1827.
The Théâtre des Variétés is a theatre and "salle de spectacles" at 7-8, boulevard Montmartre, 2nd arrondissement, in Paris.
The Théâtre du Gymnase or Théâtre du Gymnase Marie Bell, is a theatre in Paris, at 38, Boulevard Bonne-Nouvelle in the 10th arrondissement (métro: Bonne Nouvelle).
The Théâtre du Palais-Royal is a 750-seat Parisian theatre at 38 rue de Montpensier, located at the northwest corner of the Palais-Royal in the Galerie de Montpensier at its intersection with the Galerie de Beaujolais.
The Théâtre du Vaudeville (today the Gaumont Opéra cinema) was a theatre in Paris.
A vaudeville is a French satirical poem or song born of the 17th and 18th centuries.
Xavier Boniface Saintine (10 July 1798 – 21 January 1865) was a French dramatist and novelist.
The 3rd arrondissement of Paris (IIIe arrondissement) is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France.