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Adelaide Festival 2018 Theatre Review: The Far Side of the Moon

Who: Written and Directed by Robert Lepage, performed by Yves Jacques

What: The Far Side of the Moon

When: 2nd March to 7th March (full details on… 580 more words


887: An Ode to Instability and Identity

Ex Machina’s most recent theatrical endeavour, 887, is an emotional journey through the director and actor Robert Lepage’s memory. Coming hot off the heels of the Canada 150 Celebrations, this performance, staged by the National Arts Centre’s English Theatre, question the identity of Québec and its context as a French province of Canada.   1,064 more words


887 Gets 10/10

Robert Lepage’s 887, an autobiographical exploration of memory, aging, and Québec’s Quiet Revolution, is currently running at the National Arts Centre for the first time in English and if you haven’t already seen it, you should. 1,321 more words

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887 (The Barbican)

Rarely has a trip down memory lane been quite so visceral.

Robert Lepage is a French-Canadia actor, writer and dramaturge of international reputation hailing from Quebec, and 887 (the number of his childhood home) he literally walks us through the key and formative moments of his life neatly woven around a story about his inability to learn the lines of Michele Lalonde’s 1968 poem ‘Speak White’ which he needed to do for a cultural engagement. 97 more words

Journey to the Pole

Not the North or South Poles – these have been done too may times before and I feel any sense of achievement remaining must be very modest.   1,136 more words

It's Not Over Till The Thin Lady Sings

By Madison Schindele

“You are too thin to be an opera singer,” older ladies from my church squawked at me when I was young. Looking at my petite, 5’2” stature, it was no surprise that I wasn’t automatically compared to the stereotypical Rubenesque soprano, complete with breastplate, spear, and horns. 644 more words

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