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Rose et la machine

April 25‑27

Arts & Entertainment

The intimate meets the universal in this 100% cathartic documentary play that, in telling the true story of one woman’s journey to obtain support and services for her daughter, rips away any illusions we may still have about the inclusiveness of our society. In a labyrinthine playground set, the protagonist goes in search of answers from a constellation of characters—43 in all, all played by the incredible Julie Le Breton, who gives a dazzlingly versatile performance before our astonished eyes. With humour, self-mockery and anger, but also tenderness, two female warrior–actors deliver a moving testimonial that calls for a profound collective questioning, an appeal to put human beings back at the centre of this infamous “machine.” It makes you want to wave your tear-soaked handkerchief in the air like a triumphant flag!

Location

Rose et la machine

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Where

National Arts Centre
1 Elgin Street
Babs Asper Theatre

When

Event Date: April 25‑27

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