A theatrical solo performance by Jean-Paul Sermadiras ‘The Dream of a Ridiculous Man’ will be held at the Experimental Theatre Hall in Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday. Organised by Alliance Française de Dhaka, the performance will start at 7:00pm
‘The Dream of a Ridiculous Man’, subtitled ‘A Fantastic Story’, is a short story written by Fyodor Dostoyevsky in 1877. It is an initiatory and mystic experience proposed by Dostoevsky. This adaptation explores the fine lines between dream and reality with modernity and subtlety.
Jean-Paul Sermadiras is a notable theatre performer. He earned a master’s degree in philosophy from the University of Paris. He received training at Blanche Salant's International Workshop. In 1995, he founded the Compagnie du PasSage. He performed at the Avignon Festival on several occasions.
On stage, he appeared in over forty plays by Molière, Shakespeare, and Chekhov all throughout France as well as Morocco and India, among other places.
The performance will also take place on Sunday.