April 8, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.
Petites Buches © Illustration Patrick Bizier
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Petites Buches © Illustration Patrick Bizier
Family programming Theatre Children

In a city in Eastern Europe, young Marco wanders away from his parents and his familiar landmarks. Near a broken-down old carousel he meets Sarah and Rose, two street kids who dream of faraway places, along with a rather disturbing old Italian clown. Marco’s new companions set out to show him around this foreign city, each in their own way, leading to an expedition that is sometimes harsh and sometimes poetic. Petites Bûches is a fable about trusting others, and about the element of chance that is a part of every journey.

Presented in French.  For ages 8 and up.

Petites Buches © Illustration Patrick Bizier


  • A production of Théâtre de la Vieille 17
  • Written by Jean-Philippe Lehoux
  • Directed by Joël Beddows
  • Performed by Roch Castonguay
    Alexandre Gauthier
    Danielle Le Saux-Farmer
    Chloé Tremblay