In 1577, in Blois as elsewhere in France, religious dissent stirred up hatred between Catholics and Protestants. The most violent members did not hesitate to provoke duels to defend their point of view. In this context, two brothers from the House of Tornelierre, both convinced members of the Catholic League, have chosen to pick a fight with Hugues de Mauriac, a Huguenot known to defend his cause. A rough sword and dagger combat ensues, whose fatal outcome seems inevitable….
Fencers / comedians :
Julien Pennanec’ a hour : Hugues de Mauriac Lorenzo Bello : Benjamin de Tornelierre Berthon Paul : François de Tornelierre
Laurent D’ Elia : Hugues de Mauriac Eric Brunet : Benjamin de Tornelierre Ghislain Poiron : François de Tornelierre
Musicians / comediennes :
Alicia Ducout (Ancient Harp and percussions) : Jeanne de Mauriac
Juliette Leroy (Portative organ and percussions) : Jeanne de Mauriac
Art director : Laurent Tixier Choreographic director : Michel Palvadeau In charge of production : Gurval Réto
Wardrobe master : Elise Bossard Rapiers and Daggers : nation-sport (Paris) Production Diapason With the cooperation of the CNEA (national Academy of ancient fencing) and of the General Council of Vendée.