School Matinées

During its 2016-2017 season, Théâtre français de Toronto offers Student Matinées for the following productions.

ZestyGopherTHE (POST) MISTRESS (ZESTY GOPHER S’EST FAIT ECRASER PAR UN FRIGO). From October 12 to November 6 2016.
Produced by le Théâtre français de Toronto and Pleiades Theatre. UNQUESTIONABLY Canada’s greatest First Nations’ playwright and one of the most influential artists of his generation, Tomson Highway returns to Toronto with his latest work, a one-woman musical starring the magnificent Patricia Cano, accompanied by Tomson himself on piano. The (Post) Mistress, known in French as Zesty Gopher s’est fait écraser par un frigo, tells the story of Marie-Louise Painchaud, postmistress of a town on the French River, who has the uncanny ability to read the village mail without opening a single envelope, and turn each letter into a magnificent song.
leszinspirésLES ZINSPIRÉS CINQ SUR CINQFrom November 17 to 26, 2016. Produced by Théâtre français de Toronto.
REGULARLY NOMINATED for Dora Mavor Moore Awards as Outstanding New Play and Best Ensemble (young audience division), Les Zinspirés continues to charm and entertain its growing audience. Get ready for the 5th installment: a unique and highly original production written by 5 teens from Southern Ontario, workshopped by experienced playwrights, and performed by professional actors. Clearly, the next generation has something important to say!
ileautrésorL’ILE AU TRESOR (TREASURE ISLAND)From December 8 to 10, 2016.
Produced by Picouille Théâtre and Le Théâtre de la petite marée.WHEN A TREASURE IS WITHIN GRASP, OUR TRUE NATURE IS REVEALED. SINCE THE DEATH of Leonie’s mother, bedtime stories have lost their appeal. But through the experience of grief she also gains the desire for independence; one day, Leonie decides to read literature’s most famous pirate novel without her father’s help: Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Dom Juan IllustrationDOM JUAN by MOLIERE
From May 10 to 28, 2017. Produced by Théâtre français de Toronto.
REBELLIOUS LIBERTINE. Incorrigible skirt-chaser. Dom Juan does not want to be a son. He does not want to be a husband. Nor does he want to be a master. Or worse —a hypocrite. Dom Juan simply seeks the freedom to love women without restraint and, most importantly, without limitation.

School Matinées are presented in French (no surtitles in English).
Contact Violette Moussouni to book your class theatre trip:
416 534-7303 ext. 25 or email.

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Teenagers and Mainstage Plays: $18 per student.
Young audiences Plays: $15 per student.

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