On the launch of our Spotlight on the Comédie-Française season, Eric Ruf, Administrateur Général de la Comédie française told us about his reason to call Ivo van Hove to take on the production of The Damned on the stage of the Cour d’Honneur at the Festival d’Avignon (and at the Barbican Centre from 19 to 25 June 2019).