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MAY 3-12, 2019

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At once mesmerizing and deeply moving, Robert Lepage's spectacular 887 is one of this country's greatest solo stage works, created and performed by one of our greatest storytellers. From his childhood in 1960s Quebec City, Lepage charts the social and political moments that shaped both our country and his identity. An unforgettable theatrical experience told with cinematic flair and stunning design, 887 is a must-see Canadian masterpiece.

★★★★★ (out of 5) "Touching, intimate, powerful"

– THE GUARDIAN

★★★★ (out of 4) "Demands to be seen"

- THE GLOBE AND MAIL

"Glittering ... Wondrous ... Raw emotional force"

- THE NEW YORK TIMES (CRITIC'S PICK)

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WRITTEN, DESIGNED, DIRECTED & PERFORMED BY
Robert Lepage

ENGLISH TRANSLATION
Louisa Blair

CREATIVE DIRECTOR & IDEATION
Steve Blanchet

DRAMATURG
Peder Bjurman

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Adèle Saint-Amand

COMPOSER & SOUND DESIGNER
Jean-Sébastien Côté

LIGHTING DESIGNER
Laurent Routhier

IMAGE DESIGNER
Félix Fradet-Faguy

PHOTO CREDIT
Érick Labbé
An Ex Machina production presented by Canadian Stage

Commissioned by the Arts and Culture Program of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games

CO-PRODUCTION WITH LE LIEU UNIQUE, NANTES, LA COMÈTE - SCÈNE NATIONALE DE CH LONS-EN-CHAMPAGNE, EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL, ÅRHUS FESTUGE, THÉÂTRE DE LA VILLE-PARIS, FESTIVAL D'AUTOMNE À PARIS, ROMAEUROPA FESTIVAL 2015, BONLIEU SCÈNE NATIONALE ANNECY, YSARCA ART PROMOTIONS, PILAR DE YZAGUIRRE, CÉLESTINS, THÉÂTRE DE LYON, SFU WOODWARD'S CULTURAL PROGRAMS, ON THE OCCASION OF SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY, VANCOUVER, LE THÉÂTRE FRANÇAIS / ENGLISH THEATRE, CENTRE NATIONAL DES ARTS D’OTTAWA, LE THÉÂTRE DU NOUVEAU MONDE, MONTRÉAL, TOKYO METROPOLITAN THEATRE, THÉÂTRE DU TRIDENT, QUÉBEC, LA COURSIVE - SCÈNE NATIONALE LA ROCHELLE, CANADIAN STAGE, TORONTO, LE VOLCAN-SCÈNE NATIONALE DU HAVRE, THE BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF MUSIC, NEW YORK, THE BERGEN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL, THE BARBICAN, LONDON, HOLLAND FESTIVAL, AMSTERDAM, CHEKHOV INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, MOSCOW, LES THÉÂTRES DE LA VILLE DE LUXEMBOURG, LA COMÉDIE DE CLERMONT-FERRAND, SCÈNE NATIONALE, ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTRE, ATHENS, THÉÂTRE DE LIÈGE.

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Pre-show chats are free with a ticket to that evening's performance

Thursday, April 13, 2017

7:15pm (Bluma Appel Theatre)
Professor Barry Freeman, Assistant Professor in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Toronto, discusses Robert Lepage's Theatrical canon.
An Ex Machina production presented by Canadian Stage

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