The bald soprano

From October 23 to November 3, 2019

Arrow Circle Down 2

the bald soprano

From October 23 to November 3, 2019

Arrow Circle Down 2

“Here’s a thing I don’t understand. In the newspaper they always give the age of deceased persons but never the age of the newly born. That doesn’t make sense.” M. Smith

“Here’s a thing I don’t understand. In the newspaper they always give the age of deceased persons but never the age of the newly born. That doesn’t make sense.” M. Smith

SYNOPSIS

THE CLOCK STRIKES SEVENTEEN. In a middle-class house in London, Mr. and Mrs. Smith have finished their supper. By the fireside, they chat about the benefits of yogurt for digestion and a family in which everyone is named Bobby Watson. Mr. and Mrs. Martin then arrive and discover with surprise that they are man and wife. Suddenly, a firefighter then appears in search of a blaze to extinguish.

In this emblematic example of the theatre of the absurd, Eugène Ionesco uses wacky and ludicrous remarks to sketch characters who inhabit a universe where rationality and time simply do not exist.

Chanda Gibson stages this 20th-century masterpiece, a play that takes perverse pleasure in exposing the emptiness of language, the discomforts that make the modern West a place of “non-sense,” and the artifices that underlie human relationships. Here is an absurd world obsessed with communication in which characters say nothing. In short, a world not so far from our own…

 

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— French with surtitles

— French without surtitles

october, 2019

wed23oct20 h 00 min- 21 h 10 minLa Cantatrice chauve20 h 00 min - 21 h 10 min Berkeley Street TheatreCategory:French with English surtitles

thu24oct20 h 00 min- 21 h 10 minLa Cantatrice chauve20 h 00 min - 21 h 10 min Berkeley Street TheatreCategory:French with English surtitles

fri25oct20 h 00 min- 21 h 10 minLa Cantatrice chauve20 h 00 min - 21 h 10 min Berkeley Street TheatreCategory:French with English surtitles

sat26oct15 h 30 min- 17 h 00 minLa Cantatrice chauve15 h 30 min - 17 h 00 min Berkeley Street TheatreCategory:French with English surtitles

sun27oct14 h 30 min- 15 h 40 minLa Cantatrice chauve14 h 30 min - 15 h 40 min Berkeley Street TheatreCategory:French without surtitles

wed30oct20 h 00 min- 21 h 10 minLa Cantatrice chauve20 h 00 min - 21 h 10 min Berkeley Street TheatreCategory:French with English surtitles

thu31oct20 h 00 min- 21 h 10 minLa Cantatrice chauve20 h 00 min - 21 h 10 min Berkeley Street TheatreCategory:French with English surtitles

november, 2019

fri1nov20 h 00 min- 21 h 10 minLa Cantatrice chauve20 h 00 min - 21 h 10 min Berkeley Street TheatreCategory:French with English surtitles

sat2nov15 h 30 min- 16 h 40 minLa Cantatrice chauve15 h 30 min - 16 h 40 min Berkeley Street TheatreCategory:French with English surtitles

sun3nov14 h 30 min- 15 h 40 minLa Cantatrice chauve14 h 30 min - 15 h 40 min Berkeley Street TheatreCategory:French without surtitles

Information

Dates: October 23 to November 3, 2019

Running time: 1:10

Please note: the tickets are not exchangeable, not refundable if you do not have a subscription.
This show is not wheelchair accessible.

French with English surtitles
(Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday)

School Matinee available
(French learning)

Select your date

— French with surtitles

— French without surtitles

Information

Dates: October 23 to November 3, 2019

Running time: 1:10

Please note: the tickets are not exchangeable, not refundable if you do not have a subscription.
This show is not wheelchair accessible.

In French with English surtitles (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday)

School Matinees available
(in French without surtitles)

Credits

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By
Eugène Ionesco

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Directed by
Chanda Gibson

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Produced by
Théâtre français de Toronto

With

Texte
Eugène Ionesco

Sound
Ben Gibson

Une production
Théâtre français de Toronto

Credits

Bigre

By
Eugène Ionesco

Bigre

Directed by
Chanda Gibson

Bigre

Produced by
Théâtre français de Toronto

With

Sound

Ben Gibson

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