• Written by

      Bertolt Brecht

    • Translated by

      Normand Canac-Marquis

    • Directed by

      Lorraine Pintal

    • With

      Isabelle Blais, Philippe Brault, France Castel, Guido Del Fabbro, Vincent Fafard, Louise Forestier, Josianne Hébert, Benoit Landry, Jean Maheux, Jean Marchand, Pascale Montreuil, Daniel Parent, Marie-Eve Pelletier, Émile Proulx-Cloutier, Benoît Rocheleau, Sylvain Scott, Linda Sorgini and Marie Tifo

    La bonne âme du Se-Tchouan (The Good Person of Szechwan)

    An ambitious musical theatre performance, at the crossroads between a Berlin cabaret and an exuberant imaginary China.

    NAC Theatre

    In an isolated Chinese province, the gods take shelter at the home of the prostitute Shen Te. They reward her generosity by giving her enough money to open her own tobacco shop, but the young woman soon falls prey to others’ greed and dishonesty. To ward off disaster and reclaim her authority, she disguises herself as a man.

    • Written by

      Gilles Poulin-Denis

    • Directed by

      Philippe Ducros

    • With

      Robin-Joël Cool, Jean Marc Dalpé, Marie-Ève Fontaine, Patrick Hivon, Isabelle Roy, Richard Thériault and Boris Letarte or Miko Mathieu

    Dehors

    NAC Studio

    When he learns of his father’s death, war correspondent Arnaud goes home to the family farm. His return after a 10‑year absence awakens the ghosts of the past. Written during Gilles Poulin-Denis’ artistic residency under the mentorship of Wajdi Mouawad, Dehors is directed by Philippe Ducros.

    • A dramatic collage based on the writings of

      Nelly Arcan

    • Adapted and directed by

      Marie Brassard

    • Concept and development

      Sophie Cadieux

    • With

      Christine Beaulieu, Sophie Cadieux, Evelyne de la Chenelière, Larissa Corriveau, Johanne Haberlin, Julie Le Breton and Anne Thériault.

    By ending her life at 36, Nelly Arcan cut short an existence as provocative as it was public. From her writings, with their recurring themes of suffering, the cosmos, death and female identity, Marie Brassard has extracted seven spellbinding monologues. This unforgettable show comes to the NAC at last.

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