La Dame aux camelias Tickets
La Dame aux camelias is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, first published in 1848. The
story is known as "The Lady of the Camellias" or simply "Camille" in English.
Adapted for the stage, La Dame aux camelias premiered at the Theatre de Vaudeville in Paris, France on February 2, 1852. An instant success, Giuseppe Verdi immediately set about to put the story to music. His work became the 1853 opera La Traviata with the female protagonist "Marguerite Gautier" renamed "Violetta Valery". Sixteen versions of the story have been performed at Broadway theatres alone. La Dame aux camelias' lead character is "Marguerite Gautier" who is based on Marie Duplessis, the real life lover of author Dumas. Order your La Dame aux camelias Tickets online today! ShowTime Ticket Services specializes in tickets for all shows.
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La Dame aux camelias has had numerous editions performed at theatres around the world since its debut as a play. It has been adapted as a ballet, play and musical. The role of the tragic "Marguerite Gautier" became one of the most coveted amongst actresses and includes performances by Eleonora Duse, Margaret Anglin, Gabrielle Rejane, Tallulah Bankhead, Eva Le Gallienne, Isabelle Adjani, plus Sarah Bernhardt who played the role in a 1912 film and on the stage in Paris, London and in several Broadway revivals.
In addition to inspiring La Traviata, La Dame aux camelias has been adapted for approximately twenty different motion pictures in numerous countries and in a wide variety of languages. The role of "Marguerite Gautier" has been played on screen by Sarah Bernhardt, Clara Kimball Young, Theda Bara, Yvonne Printemps, Alla Nazimova, Lillian Gish, Greta Garbo, Micheline Presle, Francesca Bertini, Isabelle Huppert and others.