Le cheval de bleu

Ages 5 to 10

June 2019

  1. Jun 1 2019
    Saturday

    11:00am

    1:00pm

  2. Jun 2 2019
    Sunday

    1:00pm

    3:00pm

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La Nouvelle Scène Gilles Desjardins 333 King Edward Ave., Ottawa
© Julie Charland
A little girl tells about the appearances of the famous blue horse, a fantastical beast that revives the memory of her beloved grandfather. Once again, Milena Buziak advances Marcel Cremer’s poetic universe and the evocative power of sign language.

Like galloping stories!

Red horse, green horse, wooden horse, iron horse: you can have a thousand horses, but when all’s said and done, there’s none better than a horse of blue. A single one of his tears can become an ocean, a whale, a school of fish! With passion, a little girl tells us the horse stories her grandfather used to tell her, because even though his rocking chair is now still, something very precious remains.

A hearing actress and a deaf actor perform this sublime theatrical score about memory and legacy, in a symbiotic fusion of the movement of language and the poetry of movement.

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28 May

29 May

30 May

31 May

1 Jun

  • 11:00 AM
  • 1:00 PM

2 Jun

  • 1:00 PM
  • 3:00 PM

Duration

Performance is approximately 50 minutes with no intermission.

© Julie Charland

Artists

  • With Sounia Balha and Jonathan Poulin-Desbiens
  • German–French translation Pierre Doome
  • Quebec Sign Language (LSQ) translation Jonathan Poulin-Desbiens
  • Stage design John Doucet, assisted by Julie Vallée-Léger
  • Costumes Manon Guiraud
  • French/LSQ interpreter Karine Benard
  • Produced by Théâtre de la Vieille 17 and Voyageurs Immobiles, compagnie de création
  • In association with Théâtre français du CNA
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