Written by: Jovette Marchessault, translated by Susanne de Lotbinière-Harwood
Written by: Trina Davies
Length: 110 min.1789. The edge of the French Revolution, and a young Madame Tussaud (Marie Grosholz) is recalled from her post at the Palace of Versailles back to Dr. Curtius’ Wax Salon in the heart of Paris. Reunited with her mother and her mentor, she is introduced to the most influential people...
Written by: Sally Clark
Length: 95 min.“In Jehanne of the Witches, Christianity vs. Paganism provides the backdrop for this play-within-a-play centering on the relationship between Joan of Arc and the reputed mass murderer Gilles de Rais (Bluebeard).” (From the CPO Website)
Written by: Marianne Ackerman
Genre: Drama“Montreal, summer of 1774: a troupe of British Garrison officers attempt to stage Moliere’s Tartuffe, directed by a young Seigneur whose hidden ambition is to flout the authority of the Catholic Church. The project pits conqueror against conquered, with tragic results for the play.” (From the Playwright’s Website)
Written by: Catherine Leger, Translated by Leanna Brodie
Length: 120 min.“On the eve of World War II, in a Parisian cafe, Anais Nin and June Miller meet again after spending years apart. There, they share the space with some of Paris’s notorious and eccentric artists who are an orchestra of contrasting voices, reflecting on art and misery, creativity and identity,...
Written by: Chantal Bilodeau
Length: 105 min.“The first play of The Arctic Cycle, Sila examines the competing interests shaping the future of the Canadian Arctic and local Inuit population. Set on Baffin Island in the territory of Nunavut, it follows a climate scientist, an Inuit activist and her daughter, two Canadian Coast Guard officers, an Inuit...
Written by: Anne MacMillan
Length: 85 min.“Step into the world of The Adventures of Monsieur Maurice and his Bridal Emporium for a comic romp, featuring an extravagant artistic designer, his assistant keeping it all together, a mean landlord, a tough mama, a beautiful bride, a buxom wench, a beading expert and a shocking finale.” (from the...