Marlene is back [fr]

Be prepared to forget everything you know about Marlene Dietrich during two special events in Miami Beach, Art Deco District, on August 28th and 29th, 2017. Starring Cyrielle Clair and Gérard Chambre, MARLENE IS BACK is a theatre play produced by French fashion designer Pierre Cardin who also designed the costumes for the show.


In this portrait, Marlene Dietrich, one of the most fascinating actresses and singers of the 20th century, is revealed to the public. Behind the mask was hiding an inventive soul, a sensitive heart, a creative mind, dominated by a strong sense of rigor and discipline. This fragile and radiant beauty lived as a free woman, tasting the savors of love but always mastering her desires. She shined like a dazzling star across victories and defeats, aspirations and illusions. A woman of courage, she renounced her German nationality in protest against the Nazi regime.

Text Cyrielle Clair & Gérard Chambre
Adaptation Cyrielle Clair
Scenography Rodrigo Basilicati
Video Stanislas Graziani
Costumes Pierre Cardin

The play will be performed in French, subtitled in English.

Theatre play on Monday, August 28th, 2017, 8pm – at the Colony Theatre

The Colony Theatre, a jewel of Art Deco located on the historic Lincoln Road in the heart of Miami
Beach, will for the first time open its doors to the public for the Blue Angel in the theatre play

Date: Monday, August 28th, at 8pm
Address: The Colony Theatre, 1045 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach
Price: $45-$65
Tickets at or by phone at (800) 211-1414
Or at the Colony Theatre Box Office, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach FL, 33139 (Tuesday – Sunday 11am-5pm)

Fundraising Gala and show on Tuesday, August 29th, 7pm – at the National Hotel

The National Hotel, the cinematic Art Deco treasure in the heart of South Beach, will host an exclusive Fundraising Dinner Gala benefiting the non-profit France Florida Foundation for the Arts, which supports high-quality cultural events between France and Florida. During the opening VIP reception, guests will get a chance to meet with French actors Cyrielle Clair and Gérard Chambre, as well as with the French fashion designer Pierre Cardin (tbc until last minute), the President of the French Florida
Foundation, Dr. Melissa Patrylo, and the Deputy Consul of France in Miami, Ms. Karine Aumont.
Immediately following the reception at 8pm guests will enjoy a seated dinner at the resort’s signature restaurant Tamara’s Bistro conceived by Chef Matthew McDonalds. The show MARLENE IS BACK will be performed during the dinner and provide guests with an intimate view of Marlene Dietrich’s life in the 1920s and 30s.

Date: Tuesday, August 29th, 7pm
Address: 1677 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Price: $250 for general admission - $350 for a table close to the stage - $500 for a VIP table
Tickets at or send checks payable to the France Florida Foundation for the Arts

RSVP by August 22nd to, tel. (305) 403-4165

Checks by August 22nd to
Martine Johnston
Consulate general of France, suite 1050
1395 Brickell Avenue, Miami, FL 33131

Exclusive Offer at the National Hotel
The National Hotel is offering a 25% discount on its on-line rates (National Hotel Website ONLY) for guests purchasing tickets for the shows and wishing to spend a memorable Art Deco night at the Hotel on Monday, August 28th and/or Tuesday, August 29th, 2017.
To receive your booking code, please contact (305) 403-4165.

France Florida Foundation for the Arts

These two special events are organized in partnership with the France Florida Foundation for the Arts (FFFA), the non-profit partner foundation of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States.
Presided over by Dr. Melissa Patrylo, the FFFA was founded in 2004 to help local institutions promote cultural, educational and artistic exchanges between France and Florida, through exhibits, performances, lectures and concerts that reflect French quality contemporary creation. To keep allowing you to participate in French high-quality cultural events in Florida, the benefits of the events will be donated to this foundation. We thank you for your generous support!

For more information and membership, join us at !
Contact and information:
Martine Johnston
Development Officer
Consulate general of France / France Florida Foundation for the Arts
Consulate general of France, suite 1050
1395 Brickell Avenue, Miami, FL 33131

(305) 403-4165

Last modified on 22/08/2017

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