French Theatre presents Parce que la nuit (Oct 16-19)

October 16 to 19, 2019, 8 p.m. at NAC Azrieli Studio
In French with passages in English

‟A fusion of poetry and rock” (La Presse, transl.)
‟Really high calibre work” (ICI Radio-Canada Première, transl.)
‟Five voices, one superb portrait” (Voir, transl.)

In this overview of the life and work of Patti Smith, Brigitte Haentjens draws us into a total creative whirlwind in the heart of a changing America. Parce que la nuit combines electric guitars, poetry, counterculture and romanticism in the free and effervescent spirit of the ’70s.

Written by: Dany Boudreault and Brigitte Haentjens in collaboration with Céline Bonnier
Directed by: Brigitte Haentjens
With: Alex Bergeron, Céline Bonnier, Dany Boudreault, Martin Dubreuil and Leni Parker
Musicians: Bernard Falaise, Patrick Hamilton and Rémi Leclerc
Produced by: Sibyllines, ESPACE GO and NAC French Theatre
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Running time: approximately 2 hours and 10 minutes with no intermission

To be an artist is to see what others cannot.
Patti Smith

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