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Read below to enter our competition to win a pair of tickets to La Malade Imaginaire at the Théâtre de Carouge; open to everyone

Are you new to Geneva? If so, make sure to read on. At the initiative of the Théâtre de Carouge, four cultural entities have joined forces to introduce their creations and venues to new residents* of the canton of Geneva.

Thanks to a PASS'DÉCOUVERTE at the price of CHF 100.-, each person newly arrived in the canton can choose a show from the program of one or the other of the four structures.

For the initiators of this partnership, the aim is to allow newcomers* to the canton of Geneva to become acquainted with emblematic places in the cultural life, by offering a joint subscription. "Discovering our theaters through the pleasure of a performance is a nice way to enjoy the "++ amenities" of our beautiful region", they are delighted to say.

Presented for the first time in September 2022 at Victoria Hall Geneva, during the welcome day for new residents of the City of Geneva, the PASS'DÉCOUVERTE can be purchased at the Théâtre de Carouge box office or by phone.

CHF 100.-
Reserved for new residents of the canton of Geneva*.

You can purchase at the Théâtre de Carouge anytime from Tuesday to Friday 12h-18h, and Saturday 10h-14h.
Rue Ancienne 37 A
1227 Carouge
You also have the possibility to order and pay your pass by phone.
+41 22 343 43 43

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Coming up at the Théâtre de Carouge

La Malade Imaginaire Argan, a wealthy widower, takes medicine upon medicine, purgative after purgative, bleedings, leechings, enemas, and every other remedy under the sun to treat the indefinable, undiagnosable, incurable illness that occupies his every waking moment. His new wife, Béline, patiently awaits his demise so she may inherit his fortune. His daughter Angélique wants to marry her lover Cléante, much to the chagrin of Argan, who means to marry her to Thomas Diafoirus, a doctor... With so many competing interests, so many hidden agendas, it’s no wonder Argan has to play dead in order to learn the truth!

La Malade Imaginaire - The Hypochondriac
By Molière directed by Jean Liermier
22 November  through  18 December 2022 (except Mondays)
Main auditorium
Duration: 1h50
Ages 12 and up
Sur-titled French/English on 27 and 29 November as well as 1 December 2022

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Enter our competition to win a double ticket; open to everyone!

Continuing its long-standing relationship with the Théâtre de Carouge, TdC have kindly offered 2 readers the chance to win a pair of tickets for La Malade Imaginaire on Tuesday, 29 November 2022 (value Fr. 84.-/2 tickets, total prizes Fr. 168.-).

competitionbutton1To enter the competition, just fill in this form and answer this question: How many theaters are participating in the PASS'DÉCOUVERTE?

Only one entry per person and per email is allowed. The competition closes at midnight on Tuesday, 22 November 2022. The names of all those submitting correct answers will be placed into the digital hat and the winner’s name drawn at random by Wednesday, 23 November 2022. The winner will be notified by email. No cash equivalent of prizes is permitted.


* A new resident is a person who was registered as arriving in the Canton of Geneva up to 1 year ago (1 year 6 months will be ok as well) and who has not already attended any of the following places: Théâtre de Carouge, Grand Théâtre de Genève, Théâtre Am Stram Gram, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (OSR). If the person has already bought tickets to one of the theaters, and the theater has the name of the person, it won’t work.

In Les ailes de l'imaginaire, Jean Liermier tells Patrick Ferla about the highlights of his artistic career, the Théâtre de Carouge and his desire to create a show. With testimonies of personalities from the political and cultural worlds.

22 November 2022, 17h
Vernissage and book signing session with Jean Liermier and Patrick Ferla, just before the première of Le Malade Imaginaire, directed by Jean Liermier. The publisher Ivan Slatkine will also be present.

Conversations avec Jean Liermier
by Patrick Ferla

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Description in French
Ce livre d’entretiens, consacré au metteur en scène et comédien Jean Liermier, célèbre l’histoire de l’une des plus grandes scènes de Suisse, le Théâtre de Carouge, de 1958 à nos jours. Cet ouvrage témoigne des origines et du parcours artistique de son directeur général et de la naissance d’un nouveau lieu de création inauguré au mois de novembre 2021.

Dans cette conversation avec Patrick Ferla, Jean Liermier dit sa rencontre avec le spectacle vivant, sa pratique de metteur en scène, la place qu’occupe le théâtre et l’imaginaire dans notre société. En découvreur intranquille, il s’explique sur son choix d’un répertoire classique dont ses spectacles révèlent la formidable contemporanéité. Des dialogues vivifiants qu’enrichissent une trentaine de Regards, textes originaux de personnalités des mondes politique et culturel : Victoria Chaplin, Guillaume Chenevière, Françoise Courvoisier, Clément Hervieu- Léger, Omar Porras, Yvette Théraulaz, Delphine de Candolle, David Junod, Delphine de Stoutz, François Rochaix, Thierry Apothéloz, Olenka Wodzicki Besson, François Longchamp, Isabelle Chassot, François Jolliet, Brigitte Rosset, Philippe Mentha, Maurice Aufair, Gilles Privat…

Journaliste-producteur à la Radio télévision suisse, Patrick Ferla a créé et animé de nombreuses émissions culturelles et présidé le Prix du public de la RTS. Il est l’auteur de plusieurs livres, Dimitri, clown (1979), Charles-Henri Favrod, la mémoire du regard (1997), René Gonzalez, le théâtre pour la vie (2014), Gil Roman, les territoires amoureux de la danse (2017). Il signe des entretiens filmés de personnalités suisses.