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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

Ian Huffam

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

Think Pieces


Written and performed by Robert Lepage.

Our second standing ovation of the year and it is only April!

Lepage has a well deserved reputation for creating interesting theatrical experiences. 107 more words

Kevin Tierney: Teaming of Lepage and McLaren in new ballet is pure genius

While this country is full of brilliant artists, it seems to me the only one who actually qualifies as a genius is Robert Lepage.

He is an actor and a director and a writer and a performer, but most important, he is a creator in the purest sense of the word. 696 more words


887 by Ex Machina

How is it that I have only just discovered Robert Lepage’s fascinating work? No surprise that Brooklyn Academy of Music introduced me to him, by way of the utterly absorbing multimedia theater performance called… 211 more words

Brooklyn Academy Of Music