LES ZINSPIRÉS : CINQ SUR CINQ (November 17-26, 2016)

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  • Dates: From 17/11/16 to 26/11/16

THEY’RE BACK

Regularly nominated for Dora Mavor Moore awards* in the categories of Outstanding New Play and Best Ensemble (Theatre for Young Audiences category), 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 !

FROM NOVEMBER 17 TO 26, 2016

*9 DORA AWARD NOMINATIONS SINCE 2013 IN THEATRE FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES CATEGORY - WINNER OF A DORA AWARD IN 2016 FOR BEST DIRECTION (SÉBASTIEN BERTRAND)

Netflix pour les survivants (Netflix for Survivors) - Anna Witulska

Clever, alert, and witty, Izabelle loves to spend her weekends glued to her favourite shows on Netflix. When her father plans a family trip into the heart of the Gaspé forest, Izabelle is torn away from the virtual world she is so comfortable with and propelled into an adventure of her own. Will they make it out alive? It’s Netflix for survivors!

 Touchdown - Rob Dean

Athletic, motivated, and totally dedicated to his college football career, Joe suffers a horrible concussion that strips away any hope at a bright future as an athlete. Abandoned by his father and his friends Joe is devastated and depressed. Will he find the strength to find his true self and create new goals? Most of all, will he find support from his dismissive father? 

 WIYAMO - Muhammad Alhideq

Moe has a great sense of humour and loves to make people laugh. Always ready for a good time, he embarks on an adventure with his two best friends as they explore and abandoned house to uncover powerful secrets. 

 Le Bicycle (The Bicycle) - Benjamin Kersey

Steve is a bitrochosophile. He loves riding his bike. When his most prized possession is vandalized, Steve follows his father’s advice to stand up for himself. Will he be victorious? Or will he end up in pieces like his bikes? 

733 jours (733 Days) - Delphine Sandall-Guay

Éloïse suffers from acute social withdrawal. For the past 733 days, she has confined herself to her room, cutting herself off from family and friends. Isolated, she is paralyzed by fear when she is confronted by her inner demons. Will she find the hope and courage to confront them, and finally break her withdrawal?

a THÉÂTRE FRANÇAIS DE TORONTO production
Texts : MUHAMMAD ALHIDEQ, ROB DEAN, BENJAMIN KERSEY, DELPHINE SANDALL-GUAY and ANNA WITULSKA
Writing coachs : MÉLANIE BEAUCHAMP, MARIE-CLAIRE MARCOTTE, LUC MOQUIN, MAXIME ROBIN, PIERRE SIMPSON
Actors : FELIX BEAUCHAMP, ALEX CÔTÉ, KRYSTEL DESCARY, SHEILA INGABIRE-ISARO, MAXIME ROBIN
Directed by : CHANDA LEGROULX GIBSON
Stage direction assistant : CÉCILE JOURDAIN                                                     Production manager : NATALIE GISÈLE
Stage manager : GABRIEL DUBÉ
Set design and videos : DUNCAN APPLETON
Lighting : MICHAEL BRUNET
Music : GEOFF MANCHESTER
Costumes : NINA OKENS

SCHOOL MATINÉES AVAILABLE : FOR INQUIRY, CALL 416-534-7303 x 25

Photo credit : Marc Lemyre

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