October 2020 update on live performances and events at the NAC.

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  1. Roland (la vérité du vainqueur) Olivier Ducas Studio, November 12 & 13 at 8 p.m. Medieval epic adapted and directed by Olivier Ducas, based on an epic poem and an 11th century chanson de geste, with Daniel Desparois and Étienne Blanchette.

    October 26, 2010

    Artistic collaboration: Claudia Couture, Benoît Durand-Jodoin, Thomas Godefroid, Déline Pétrone and Julie Vallée-Léger. Produced by Théâtre de la Pire Espèce. Recommended for ages 12 and older. Running time: 55 minutes, with no intermission. Student matinees available. Presented in French. Who was this fellow... Read more

  2. PERSONAL JESUSIntimist one-man show written and performed by Gaétan Nadeau, directed by Jacques Brochu and Marie?Stéphane Ledoux.October 20–23 at 8 p.m. in the NAC Studio

    October 13, 2010

    Artistic collaborators: Alexander MacSween, Benoît Bourdeau, Jacques Brochu, Réal Dorval and Brigitte Comeau. Created and produced by Gaétan Nadeau through an artistic residency at La Chapelle, Montreal. Coproduced by the NAC French Theatre. Personal Jesus received a creative residency at Usine C in Montreal. Running time:... Read more

  3. LA ROBE DE MA MÈRESerge Marois / Sylviane FortunyStudio – October 16 at 1:30 p.m. and October 17 at 1:30 & 3:30 p.m.  

    October 13, 2010

    Seaside memories written by Serge Marois and directed by Sylviane Fortuny, with Denis Lavalou, Claudine Ledoux and Marcel Pomerlo.Artistic collaborators: Violaine Burgard, Sylviane Fortuny, Pierre Labbé, Georges Lévesque, Paul Livernois.Produced by L’Arrière-Scène, centre dramatique pour l’enfance et la... Read more

  4. YOU’VE ALWAYS SECRETLY WANTED TO? Official launch of the French Theatre ARGONAUTS CLUB, a cultural outreach project!

    September 23, 2010

    argonaut, n.  A person engaged in a dangerous but rewarding quest; an adventurer. What do Mr. Tremblay, Ms. Diallo, Mr. Leblanc, Mr. N’Guyen and Madame Berkani have in common? Yes, they are all Francophones or Francophiles and they all live in Ottawa or Gatineau—but what else?Could it be that none of them has ever set foot in a theatre, even though in... Read more

  5. LES JUSTESAlbert Camus / Stanislas NordeyEXCLUSIVE NORTH AMERICAN ENGAGEMENT    

    September 14, 2010

    War drama by Albert Camus, directed by Stanislas Nordey, with Emmanuelle Béart, Vincent Dissez, Raoul Fernandez, Damien Gabriac, Frédéric Leidgens, Wajdi Mouawad, Véronique Nordey, Laurent Sauvage.  Produced by Théâtre National de Bretagne, Compagnie Nordey, Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg, and Théâtre National Populaire de... Read more

  6. Kitsch is eating us2010-2011 NAC French Theatre season

    March 16, 2010

    “Every era of disintegration of values was also an era of kitsch.” Hermann Broch The National Arts Centre (NAC) French Theatre today announced its 2010–11 season, designed by Artistic Director Wajdi Mouawad. For his third season at the helm of French Theatre (following two seasons of truly memorable artistic encounters), the playwright, director and actor has lined up... Read more

  7. Jusqu'où te mènera ta langue ? September 12, 2012 7:30pm

    Texts: Fanny Britt, Olivier Choinière, Sébastien David Philipe Ducros, Emmanuelle Jimenez, Annick Lefebvre, Catherine Léger, Jean-François Nadeau, Dominick Parenteau-Lebeuf, Pierre Raphaël Pelletier, Catherine Voyer-Léger and Anne-Marie White Original idea and artistic direction: Martin Faucher Produced by Festival du Jamais Lu SPREADING THE WORD... Read more

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