Gérald Sibleyras was born in Paris in 1961. Heroes, or Le Vent des Peupliers, was originally commissioned by Théâtre Montparnasse and received four Molière nominations in 2003. His other plays include Le Béret de la Torture, which he co-wrote with Jean Dell, along with Un Petit Jeu sans Conséquence, which received five Molière awards in 2003. His most recent play, Une Huere et Demie de Retard (again co-written with Dell), premiered at Théâtre des Mathurins. Currently he is working on two plays, La Danse de l’Albatros and Vive Bouchon!