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887, Edinburgh International Conference Centred

887 is written, designed, directed and performed by Robert Lepage. Lepage is often described as a visionary director and playwright; It would seem he is one of theatre’s best people. 492 more words

887 - Robert Lepage

Okay,, so,, this play was part of the actual,, national Edinburgh Theatre Festival. I’m going to keep this short as it was so amazing I generally don’t feel worthy of writing a review of it. 170 more words


Edinburgh Theater Review: Robert Lepage's '887'

Fans of Robert Lepage have come to expect certain things from the French-Canadian theater maker: seductive storytelling, wry character observation and a stagecraft that lies somewhere between technical innovation and magic. 603 more words


Robert Cushman: Robert Lepage’s autobiographical 887 is a wonderful reflection on memory

Robert Lepage describes his new show 887 as a “dive into the waters of my past.” So this production, a contribution to the Pan Am Games’ Panamania, might be said to fit in with the major preoccupations of this festival’s theatrical component: autobiography and water. 907 more words

On Stage

"Needles and Opium" Creates a Spectacular Journey

In a haunting encounter with the infinite void, Robert Lepage’s masterpiece pierces the skin of the psyche. Needles and Opium opens Canada’s Magnetic North Theatre Festival providing a hypnotizing entry into the extraordinary potentials of festival theatre. 504 more words


Theatre review: Robert Lepage's Les Aiguilles et l'opium remains a serious addiction

Robert Lepage was recovering from a breakup when he conceived Les Aiguilles et l’opium in 1991. He named the heartbroken main character after himself and performed the show solo in Quebec City. 671 more words

Local Arts


What is theatre? I’m sure the answer is different for everyone. Whether it’s therapeutic, a means of entertainment, escapism, or a tool to addressing social and political ills, a hobby, a passion… we’ve all had an experience of theatre in some form or other. 60 more words