The most notorious poet of medieval France comes back to life in modern times with lyrical and musical monologues, irreverant, crude, non-conformist postures and an unexpected multilingual backdrop of sound and visuals.
"In our own particular ways, we must be in alliance with the classics we reflect upon as well as with our weapons of choice. If this is treason, then be it a divine treason. And if the musical lure helps gain Villon readership, the play will have been worthwhile. Villon, a medieval character, or a modern one? No, a contemporary Villon by the rhythms of rock, blues, rap or anything else that might be needed, because is it not true that Robert Johnson, Hank Williams or Joe Strummer aren’t really that different from François Villon?"