Gérald Sibleyras

Gérald Sibleyras is a renowned French playwright born in 1961 in Paris. His plays have been performed throughout the world.
Le Vent des Peupliers. The play premiered at the Théâtre Montparnasse in Paris (2003) and received four Molières nominations (Best Play, Best Comedy, Best Actor and Best Author).
Tom Stoppard translated the play into English (Heroes) and it received its London debut at the Wyndham Theatre under the direction of Thea Sharrock, starring John Hurt, Richard Griffiths and Ken Stott.
The production won the 2006 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy. The play was produced in countries worldwide.
La Danse de L’Albatros premiered in Paris in 2006. It was the hit of the season starring Pierre Arditi with further productions abroad. A movie was produced for French TV (France 3). Gérald was nominated for Best Author (Molière awards).
L’inscription, was produced in 2004 in Paris and later in many other countries. It was nominated for best Author (Molière awards).
And many others.
With Jean Dell, he wrote :
– Un Petit Jeu Sans Conséquences (2003). The play has been awarded 5 Molières and Gérald was nominated for Best Author. The play started a successful international career. It was adapted for the cinema and produced by Pathé Production.
Gérald Sibleyras – adaptations.
Secrets Thoughts (Pensées Secrètes) by David Lodge. Paris, Théâtre Montparnasse. ( 2011)
The 39 Steps (Les 39 Marches). Paris, Theatre La Bruyère. The play received the Molière de la Meilleure Comédie (Best Comedy award). Gérald Sibleyras was awarded with the Molière of the best adaptation.
Flowers for Algernon (Des Fleurs Pour Algernon) adapted from Daniel Keyes’ novel. Studio Des Champs Elysées Theatre, with French actor from the Comédie Française, Grégory Gadebois. Moliere of the best play in 2013.
In 2014, he adapted Novecento, from Alessandro Baricco’s novel. Awarded with a Molière award (Best One Man Show).
In 2018, La Garçonnière, adapted from The Apartment (Billy Wilder). Nomitated for Best play (Molière awards). 2019, Sept Ans de Réflexion, from George Axelrod’s play Seven Year Itch.
And in 2020, he adapted, with Sylvie Perez, An Unexpected Guest (Un visiteur inattendu) from Agatha Christie, currently played in Paris, Artistic Theatre.