Simone Benmussa (1931-2001) was a famous Stage Director and French writer.
It is refreshing to meet a director with such a clear theoretical approach to her work * Time Out * As in a play by Pirandello or a story by Borges, the ground is constantly shifting under our feet. What does it mean to be a man? To be a woman? And did it mean the same thing in 1860 as it does now? What would a marriage between two women be like?... All these questions, these surmises, keep floating through one's head long after the performance is over * The Guardian * In her Singular Life of Albert Nobbs, the brilliant French writer/designer/director has been at pains to retain Moore's original innocence of vision, and the result is a work of art. * The Sunday Telegraph *