And Slowly Beauty…

Date posted: August 9, 2011

September 20 – October 23, 2011

by Michel Nadeau
in collaboration with Marie-Josée Bastien, Lorraine Côté, Hugues Frenette, Pierre-François Legendre, Véronika Makdissi-Warren and Jack Robitaille / Translated by Maureen Labonté

English Language Premiere

“5 Stars (out of 5)…infinitely rich play…superbly realized…” Adrian Chamberlain, Times Colonist

“4 Stars (out of 4)…Magical play unfolds like a beautiful dance… everything theatre should be” Susan Walker, The Globe & Mail

“a strong start to a promising season…an affirmation of the random joys of life…” John Threlfall,

A love letter to life. Mr. Mann, like many of us, is quietly passing through life. A random office draw wins him tickets to the theatre, to see Chekhov’s The Three Sisters and in those few precious hours his life begins to make sense. His quiet yearning for happiness seems to take on meaning. And Slowly Beauty… is a fresh, gentle revelation of the beauty of life and the transformative power of art.

A Belfry Theatre / National Arts Centre coproduction

Featuring the NAC English Theatre Company with Mary-Colin Chisholm, Dennis Fitzgerald, Caroline Gillis, Christian Murray, Thomas Olajide, and Celine Stubel

Director Michael Shamata Designer John Ferguson Associate Designer Tamara Marie Kucheran Lighting Designer Michael Walton Composer Brooke Maxwell Stage Manager Kim Charleen Smith

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