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The MOLIèRE AWARD recognizes achievement in live French theatre and is the national theatre award of France
France
. The awards are presented and decided by the _Association professionnelle et artistique du théâtre_ (APAT) and supported by the French Ministry of Culture at an annual ceremony, called the NUIT DES MOLIèRES ("Night of the Molières") in Paris. The awards are given for French productions and performances.

The Molière Awards are considered the highest French theatre honor, the equivalent to the American Tony Award , the British Olivier Award and the Spanish Premios Max . The award was created by Georges Cravenne , who was also the creator of the César Award for cinema. The name of the award is an homage to the seventeenth-century French dramatist Molière .

CONTENTS

* 1 Awards by year and category

* 1.1 1987 * 1.2 1988 * 1.3 1989 * 1.4 1990 * 1.5 1991 * 1.6 1992 * 1.7 1993 * 1.8 1994 * 1.9 1995 * 1.10 1996 * 1.11 1997 * 1.12 1998 * 1.13 1999 * 1.14 2000 * 1.15 2001 * 1.16 2002 * 1.17 2003 * 1.18 2004 * 1.19 2005 * 1.20 2006 * 1.21 2007 * 1.22 2008 * 1.23 2009 * 1.24 2010 * 1.25 2011 * 1.26 2016

* 2 References * 3 External links

AWARDS BY YEAR AND CATEGORY

1987

Jury presided by Jean-Louis Barrault . Awards hosted by François Périer .

* Best Actor - Philippe Clévenot , in _Elvire Jouvet 40_ * Best Supporting Actor - Pierre Arditi , in _La Répétition ou l'Amour puni_ (_The Rehearsal _) * Best Male Newcomer - Philippe Caubère , in _Ariane ou l'Âge d'or_ * Best Actress - Suzanne Flon , in _Léopold le bien aimé_ * Best Supporting Actress - Sabine Haudepin , in _Kean_ * Best Female Newcomer - Ute Lemper , in _Cabaret _ * Best Show in an Independent theatre - _Ariane ou l'Âge d'or_, at the Théâtre des Arts / Théâtre Tristan-Bernard * Best Show in a National theatre - _La Folle Journée ou le Mariage de Figaro_ (_ The Marriage of Figaro _), at the Théâtre national de Chaillot * Best Musical - _Cabaret _, at the Théâtre du 8ème (Lyon) * Best Adaptation of a Foreign Play - Jean-Loup Dabadie , for _Deux sur la balançoire_ (_Two for the Seesaw _) * Best Playwright - Yasmina Reza , for _Conversations après un enterrement_ (_Conversations After a Burial_) * Best Director - Jean-Pierre Vincent , for _La Folle Journée ou le Mariage de Figaro_ (_ The Marriage of Figaro _) * Best Costumes - Yannis Kokkos , for _ Madame de Sade _ * Best Stage Design/Set - Yannis Kokkos , for _L'Échange_

1988

Jury presided by. Awards hosted by.

* Best Actor - Jacques Dufilho in _Je ne suis pas Rappaport_ * Best Supporting Actor - Pierre Vaneck in _Le Secret_ (_The Secret_) * Best Actress - Jeanne Moreau in _Le Récit de la servante Zerline_ (_Zerline's Tale_) * Best Supporting Actress - Catherine Salviat in _Dialogue des carmélites_ (_ Dialogues of the Carmelites _) * Best Newcomer - Thierry Fortineau in _Journal d'un curé de campagne_ (_ Diary of a Country Priest
Diary of a Country Priest
_) * Best Show in an Independent theatre - _Ce que voit Fox_ (_Fall_) at the Théâtre La Bruyère * Best Show in a National theatre - _Le Soulier de satin_ (_The Satin Slipper _) at the Théâtre national de Chaillot * Best Musical - _Les Petits Pas_ at the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord * Best Adaptation of a Foreign Play - Jean-Claude Grumberg for _Mort d'un commis voyageur_ (_ Death of a Salesman _) * Best Playwright - Loleh Bellon for _L'Éloignement_ * Best Director - Laurent Terzieff for _Ce que voit Fox_ (_Fall_) * Best Costumes - Jacques Schmidt for _ Georges Dandin _ * Best Stage Design/Set - Ezio Frigerio for _ George Dandin _

1989

Jury presided by. Awards hosted by.

* Best Actor - Gérard Desarthe in _ Hamlet
Hamlet
_ * Best Supporting Actor - Étienne Chicot in _Une absence_ * Best Actress - María Casares in _Hécube_ (_Hecuba _) * Best Supporting Actress - Christine Murillo in _La Mouette_ (_The Seagull _) * Best Newcomer - Elisabeth Maccoco in _Callas_ (_ Master Class _) * Best Show in an Independent theatre - _L\'Avare _ (_ The Miser _) at the Théâtre du Marais * Best Show in a National theatre - _Le Foyer_ at the Théâtre de la Plaine * Best Musical - _Cats _ at the Théâtre de Paris * Best Adaptation of a Foreign Play - Dominique Deschamps for _Je ne suis pas Rappaport (I\'m Not Rappaport )_ * Best Playwright - François Billetdoux for _Réveille-toi Philadelphie !_ * Best Director - Patrice Chéreau for _ Hamlet
Hamlet
_ * Best Costumes - Jacques Schmidt for _ Hamlet
Hamlet
_ * Best Stage Design/Set - Richard Peduzzi for _ Hamlet
Hamlet
_

1990

Jury presided by. Awards hosted by.

* Best Actor - Pierre Dux in _Quelque part dans cette vie_ * Best Supporting Actor - Michel Robin in _La Traversée de l'hiver_ (_The Passage of Winter_) * Best Actress - Denise Gence in _Avant la retraite_ * Best Supporting Actress - Judith Magre in _Greek_ * Best Newcomer - Redjep Mitrovitsa in _ Lorenzaccio _ * Best Show in an Independent theatre - _Les Palmes de Monsieur Schutz_ at the Théâtre des Mathurins * Best Show in a National theatre - _Greek_ at the Théâtre national de la Colline * Best Musical - _Tempo_ at the Théâtre Fontaine * Best Adaptation of a Foreign Play - Michel Butel for _Le Chemin solitaire_ * Best Playwright - Jean-Noël Fenwick for _Les Palmes de Monsieur Schutz_ * Best Director - Gérard Caillaud for _Les Palmes de Monsieur Schutz_ * Best Costumes - Patrice Cauchetier for _La Mère coupable ou l'Autre Tartuffe_ * Best Stage Design/Set - Jacques Voizot for _Les Palmes de Monsieur Schutz_ * Best Fringe Production - Yasmina Reza for _La Traversée de l'hiver_ (_The Passage of Winter_)

1991

Jury presided by. Awards hosted by.

* Best Actor - Guy Tréjan in _Heldenplatz_ * Best Supporting Actor - Jean-Paul Roussillon in _Zone libre_ * Best Actress - Dominique Valadié in _La Dame de chez Maxim_ (_The Girl from Maxim's_) * Best Supporting Actress - Catherine Arditi in _A croquer... ou l'ivre de cuisine_ * Best Female Newcomer - Sophie Marceau in _Eurydice_ * Best Show in an Independent theatre - _Le Souper_ at the Théâtre Montparnasse * Best Show in a National theatre - _La Tempête _ at the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord * Best Musical - _Christophe Colomb_ at the _TLP Dejazet_ * Best Adaptation of a Foreign Play - Jean-Claude Carrière for _La Tempête_ (_ The Tempest
The Tempest
_) * Best Playwright - Jean-Claude Grumberg for _Zone libre_ * Best Director - Peter Brook for _La Tempête_ (_ The Tempest
The Tempest
_) * Best Costumes - Dominique Borg for _La Cerisaie _ (_The Cherry Orchard _) * Best Stage Design/Set - Louis Bercut for _Heldenplatz_

1992

Jury presided by. Awards hosted by.

* Best Actor - Henri Virlogeux in _L'Antichambre_ * Best Supporting Actor - Robert Hirsch in _ Le Misanthrope _ * Best Actress - Ludmila Mikaël in _Célimène et le Cardinal_ * Best Supporting Actress - Danièle Lebrun in _ Le Misanthrope _ * Best Newcomer - Stéphane Freiss in _C'était bien_ * Best Show in an Independent theatre - _Cuisine et dépendances_ at the Théâtre La Bruyère * Best Show in a National theatre - _Le Temps et la chambre_ at the Théâtre de l\'Odéon * Best Musical - _Les Misérables _ at the Théâtre Mogador * Best Adaptation of a Foreign Play - Jean Poiret for _Sans rancune_ * Best Playwright - Agnès Jaoui and Jean-Pierre Bacri for _Cuisine et dépendances_ * Best Director - Stéphan Meldegg for _Cuisine et dépendances_ * Best Costumes - Bernadette Villard for _Célimène et le Cardinal_ * Best Stage Design/Set - Nicolas Sire for _Célimène et le Cardinal_

1993

Jury presided by. Awards hosted by.

* Best Actor - Michel Aumont in _ Macbett _ * Best Supporting Actor - Jean-Pierre Sentier in _L'Eglise_ * Best Actress - Edwige Feuillère in _ Edwige Feuillère en scène_ * Best Supporting Actress - Françoise Bertin in _Temps contre temps_ * Best Newcomer - Emmanuelle Laborit in _Les Enfants du silence_ * Best Show in an Independent theatre - _Temps contre temps_ at the Théâtre La Bruyère * Best Show in a National theatre - _La Serva amorosa_ at the Comédie-Française * Best Musical - _Mortadella_ at the Théâtre Montparnasse and La Cigale * Best Adaptation of a Foreign Play - Jean Dalric and Jacques Collard for _Les Enfants du silence_ * Best Playwright - René de Obaldia for _Monsieur Klebs et Rozalie_ * Best Director - Laurent Terzieff for _Temps contre temps_ (_Another Time_) * Best Costumes - Nicole Galerne for _Légende de la forêt viennoise_ * Best Stage Design/Set - Nicky Rieri for _Légende de la forêt viennoise_

1994

Jury presided by. Awards hosted by.

* Best Actor - Jean-Pierre Marielle in _Le Retour_ (_The Homecoming _) * Best Supporting Actor - Roland Blanche in _La Résistible ascension d'Arturo Ui_ (_ The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui _) * Best Actress - Tsilla Chelton in _Les Chaises_ (_ The Chairs _) * Best Supporting Actress - Annick Alane in _Tailleur pour dames_ * Best Newcomer - Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt (Playwrighter) for _Le Visiteur_ (_The Visitor_) * Best Show in an Independent theatre - _Le Visiteur_ (_The Visitor_) at the Théâtre de Paris * Best Show in a National theatre - _Comment va le monde, Môssieu ? Il tourne, Môssieu !_ at the Théâtre national de la Colline * Best Musical - _Le Quatuor_ at the Théâtre Dejazet * Best Adaptation of a Foreign Play - Attica Guedj and Stéphan Meldegg for _L'Ampoule magique_ (_ The Floating Light Bulb _) * Best Playwright - Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt for _Le Libertin_ (_The Libertine_) * Best Director - Benno Besson for _Quisaitout et Grobêta_ * Best Costumes - Jean-Marc Stehlé for _Quisaitout et Grobêta_ * Best Stage Design/Set - Jean-Marc Stehlé for _Quisaitout et Grobêta_

1995

Jury presided by. Awards hosted by.

* Best Actor - Pierre Meyrand in _Les Affaires sont les affaires_ (_ Business is business _) * Best Supporting Actor - Darry Cowl in _ On purge bébé _ (_Baby's Laxative_) and _Feu la mère de Madame_ (_Madame's Late Mother_) * Best Actress - Suzanne Flon in _La Chambre d'amis_ * Best Supporting Actress - Catherine Frot in _ Un air de famille _ * Best Newcomer - Didier Bezace in _La Femme changée en renard_ * Best Show in an Independent theatre - _"Art" _ at the Comédie des Champs-Élysées * Best Show in a National theatre - _Les Affaires sont les affaires_ (_ Business is business _) at La Limmousine * Best Musical - _Les Années Twist_ at the Folies Bergère
Folies Bergère
* Best Adaptation of a Foreign Play - Jean-Claude Grumberg for _Encore une histoire d'amour_ * Best Playwright - Yasmina Reza for _"Art" _ * Best Director - Alain Françon for _Pièces de guerre_ (_The War Plays_) * Best Costumes - Michel Dussarat for _Chantecler_ * Best Stage Design/Set - Claude Plet for _Les Affaires sont les affaires_ (_ Business is business _) * Best Author - Yasmina Reza for "Art"

1996

Jury presided by. Awards hosted by.

* Best Actor - Didier Sandre in _Un mari idéal_ (_An Ideal Husband _) * Best Supporting Actor - Jean-Paul Roussillon in _Colombe_ (_Mademoiselle Colombe_) * Best Actress - Christiane Cohendy in _Décadence_ * Best Supporting Actress - Sonia Vollereaux in _Lapin, lapin_ * Best Newcomer - Nathalie Cerda in _Piaf, je t'aime_ * Best Show in an Independent theatre - _Monsieur Schpill et Monsieur Tippeton_ by _La Compagnie Eroc_ * Best Show in a National theatre - _Un mari idéal_ (_An Ideal Husband _) at the Théâtre Antoine * Best Musical - _Chimère_ by Théâtre Zingaro * Best Adaptation of a Foreign Play - Jean-Michel Déprats for _L'Importance d'être Constant_ (_ The Importance of Being Earnest _) * Best Playwright - Gilles Segal for _Monsieur Schpill et Monsieur Tippeton_ * Best Director - Patrice Chéreau for _Dans la solitude des champs de coton_ * Best Costumes - Christian Lacroix for _ Phèdre _ * Best Stage Design/Set - Jacques Noël for _Noël chez les Cupiello_

1997

Jury presided by. Awards hosted by.

* Best Actor - Pierre Cassignard in _Les Jumeaux vénitiens_ (_The Two Venetian Twins_) * Best Supporting Actor - Robert Hirsch in _En attendant Godot_ (_ Waiting for Godot _) * Best Actress - Myriam Boyer in _Qui a peur de Virginia Woolf?_ (_Who\'s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? _) * Best Supporting Actress - Dominique Blanchar in _Tout comme il faut_ * Best Newcomer - Sandrine Kiberlain in _Le Roman de Lulu_ * Best Show : New Play - _Kinkali_ at the Théâtre national de la Colline * Best Show : Classical Play - _Les Jumeaux vénitiens_ (_The Two Venetian Twins_) at the Théâtre de la Criée * Best Musical - _Le Passe-muraille _ at the Théâtre Montansier and at the Théâtre des Bouffes-Parisiens * Best Adaptation of a Foreign Play - Jean Piat for _L'Affrontement_ * Best Playwright - Arnaud Bédouet for _Kinkali_ * Best Director - Alain Sachs for _Le Passe-muraille_ * Best Costumes - Dominique Borg for _Le Libertin_ (_The Libertine_) * Best Stage Design/Set - Guy-Claude François for _Le Passe-muraille_ (_The Man Who Walked Through Walls_) * Best Comedy - _Accalmies passagères_ (_ Communicating Doors _) by Alan Ayckbourn
Alan Ayckbourn

1998

Jury presided by Dario Fo . Awards hosted by.

* Best Actor - Michel Bouquet in _ Les Côtelettes _ * Best Supporting Actor - Maurice Barrier in _Douze hommes en colère_ (_Twelve Angry Men _) * Best Male Newcomer - Nicolas Vaude in _Château en Suède_ (_Château in Sweden_) and Michel Vuillermoz in _André le Magnifique_ * Best Actress - Dominique Blanc in _Une maison de poupée_ (_A Doll\'s House _) * Best Supporting Actress - Geneviève Casile in _Bel-Ami_ (_Bel Ami _) * Best Female Newcomer - Isabelle Candelier in _André le Magnifique_ * Best Show : new play - _André le magnifique_ at the Théâtre Tristan-Bernard * Best Show : classical play - _ Les Fourberies de Scapin _ at the Comédie-Française * Best Musical - _Le Quatuor, il pleut des cordes_ at the Théâtre du Palais-Royal * Best Adaptation of a Foreign Play - Attica Guedj and Stéphan Meldegg for _Pop-corn_ (_Popcorn _) * Best Playwright - Isabelle Candelier , Loïc Houdre , Patrick Ligardes , Denis Podalydes and Michel Vuillermoz for _André le magnifique_ * Best Director - Jean-Louis Benoît for _ Les Fourberies de Scapin _ * Best Costumes - Jean-Marc Stehlé for _Le Roi cerf_ * Best Stage Design/Set - Jean-Marc Stehlé for _Le Roi cerf_

1999

Jury presided by Pierre Arditi . Awards hosted by.

* Best Actor - Robert Hirsch in _Le Bel Air de Londres_ (_London Assurance _) * Best Supporting Actor - Michel Aumont in _Rêver peut-être_ * Best Male Newcomer - Denis Podalydes in _Le Revizor_ (_The Government Inspector _) * Best Actress - Isabelle Carré in _Mademoiselle Else_ * Best Supporting Actress - Geneviève Fontanel in _Délicate Balance_ * Best Female Newcomer - Marie-Christine Orry dans _L'Atelier_ (_The Workshop_) * Best Show : New Play - _Copenhague_ (_Copenhagen _) by Michael Frayn at the Théâtre Montparnasse * Best Show : Classical Play - _L'Atelier_ (_The Workshop_) at the Théâtre Hébertot * Best Musical - _L'Ultima Récital_ at the Théâtre Mogador * Best one man show - Philippe Avron for _Je suis un saumon_ * Best Comedy - _Après la pluie_ at the Théâtre de Poche Montparnasse * Best Adaptation of a Foreign Play - Jean-Marie Besset for _Copenhague_ (_Copenhagen _) * Best Playwright - Jean-Claude Grumberg for _L'Atelier_ (_The Workshop_) * Best Director - Gildas Bourdet for _L'Atelier_ (_The Workshop_) * Best Costumes - Pascale Bordet for _Mademoiselle Else_ * Best Stage Design/Set - Jean-Marc Stehlé for _Rêver peut-être_ * Honorary Molière : Vittorio Gassman and Arthur Miller

2000

Jury presided by Suzanne Flon . Awards hosted by.

* Best Actor - Michel Aumont in _Un sujet de roman_ * Best Supporting Actor - Marcel Cuvelier in _Mon père avait raison_ * Best Male Newcomer - Christian Hecq in _La Main passe_ * Best Actress - Judith Magre in _Shirley_ * Best Supporting Actress - Dominique Blanchar in _Les Femmes savantes _ * Best Female Newcomer - Irina Brook for _Résonnances_ * Best Show : New Play - _Tambours sur la digue_ at the _Théâtre du Soleil_ * Best Show : Classical Play - _Le Révizor_ (_The Government Inspector _) at the Comédie-Française * Best Musical - _Peines de coeur d'une chatte française_ at the MC 93 * Best Comical Play _Mort accidentelle d'un anarchiste_ (_Accidental Death of an Anarchist _) at the _Théâtre La Bruyère_ * Best One Man Show - Arturo Brachetti for _L'Homme aux mille visages_ (_The Man With a Thousand Faces_) * Best Adaptation of a Foreign Play - Valérie Tasca for _Mort accidentelle d'un anarchiste_ (_ Accidental Death of an Anarchist _) * Best Playwright - Dario Fo for _Mort accidentelle d'un anarchiste_ (_ Accidental Death of an Anarchist _) * Best Director - Ariane Mnouchkine for _Tambours sur la digue_ * Best Costumes - Chloé Obolensky for _Peines de coeur d'une chatte française_ * Best Stage Design/Set - Guy-Claude François for _Tambours sur la digue_ * Honorary Molière : Raymond Devos , Hubert Gignoux , Charles Trénet and the Théâtre de la Huchette

2001

Jury presided by Robert Hossein . Awards hosted by.

* Best Actor - Simon Abkarian in _Une bête sur la lune_ (_Beast on the Moon_) * Best Supporting Actor - Georges Wilson in _Une chatte sur un toit brûlant_ (_ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof _) * Best Male Newcomer - Édouard Baer in _Cravate Club_ * Best Actress - Corinne Jaber in _Une bête sur la lune_ (_Beast on the Moon_) * Best Supporting Actress - Annick Alane in _Une chatte sur un toit brûlant_ (_ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof _) * Best Female Newcomer - Barbara Schulz in _Joyeuses Pâques_ * Best Show : New Play - : _Les Directeurs_ at the Théâtre de Poche Montparnasse * Best Show : Classical Play - _Une chatte sur un toit brûlant_ (_ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof _) * Best Musical - _Chantons sous la pluie_ (_Singin\' in the Rain _) at the Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin * Best Comedy - _Ladies night_ at the Théâtre Rive Gauche * Best One-Man Show - _Valérie Lemercier_ at the Folies Bergère
Folies Bergère
* Best Adaptation of a Foreign Play - Daniel Loayza pour _Une bête sur la lune_ (_Beast on the Moon_) * Best Playwright - Daniel Besse pour _Les Directeurs_ * Best Director - Irina Brook pour _Une bête sur la lune_ (_Beast on the Moon_) * Best Costume Design - Ezio Toffolutti pour _Le Cercle de craie caucasien_ (_ The Caucasian Chalk Circle _) * Best Stage Design/Set - Ezio Toffolutti pour _Le Cercle de craie caucasien_ (_ The Caucasian Chalk Circle _) * Best Lighting Design - André Diot for _Le Cercle de craie caucasien_ (_ The Caucasian Chalk Circle _) * Honorary Molière - Madeleine Robinson

2002

Jury presided by Jean Piat . Awards hosted by.

* Best Actor - Jean-Paul Roussillon in _Le Jardin des apparences_ * Best Supporting Actor - Maurice Chevit in _Conversations avec mon père_ (_ Conversations with my Father _) * Best Male Newcomer - Eric Elmosnino in _Léonce et Léna_ * Best Actress - Annie Girardot in _Madame Marguerite_ * Best Supporting Actress - Annie Gregorio in _Théâtre sans animaux_ * Best Female Newcomer - Rachida Brakni in _ Ruy Blas _ * Best Show - New play - _La Boutique au coin de la rue_ (_The Shop Around the Corner _) at the Théâtre Montparnasse * Best Show - Classical play - _Bent _ at the Théâtre de l\'Œuvre

* Best Comedy - _Théâtre sans animaux_ at the Théâtre Tristan-Bernard * Best One Man Show - Philippe Avron in _Le Fantôme de Shakespeare_ * Best Musical - _Frou-Frou les Bains_ at the Théâtre Daunou * Best Adaptation of a Foreign Play - Evelyne Fallot and Jean-Jacques Zilbermann for _La Boutique au coin de la rue_ (_The Shop Around the Corner _) * Best Playwright - Jean-Michel Ribes for _Théâtre sans animaux_ * Best Director - Jean-Jacques Zilbermann for _La Boutique au coin de la rue_ (_ The Shop Around the Corner _) * Best Costumes - Pascale Bordet for _Le Dindon_ (_Sauce for the Goose_) * Best Lighting Design - Jacques Rouveyrollis pour _La Boutique au coin de la rue_ (_ The Shop Around the Corner _) * Best Stage Design/Set - Stéfanie Jarre for _La Boutique au coin de la rue_ (_ The Shop Around the Corner _) * Honorary Molière - Annie Girardot , Simone Valère and Jean Desailly

2003

Jury presided by