Comedie-Ballet

Comédie-ballet is a genre of French drama which mixes a spoken play with interludes containing music and dance.

Dictionary Very good discussion about Moliere and his comedies-ballets (translated from French).

The Literary Encyclopedia Outstanding (archived) article on Moliere and his comedie-ballet.

Theatre History.com Biography of French playwright and inventor of comedie-ballet Jean Baptiste Moliere.

University of Toronto Excellent description of Moliere’s comedie-ballets in a historical context, with details of all of the playwright’s works of this genre.

Wikipedia Biography of French composer Jean Baptiste Lully, with whom Moliere collaborated on his comedies-ballets.

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