Alphonse, Or, The Adventures of Pierre-Paul-René, a Gentle Boy with a One-note Voice who was Never Surprised by Anything

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Playwrights Canada Press, 2002 - Drama - 43 pages
In this dazzling play for the solo performer, Wajdi Mouawad had imagined a meeting between the grown-up Alphonse and the child Alphonse on a journey that provokes reflection on the loss of freedom and imagination for the sake of reason.

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About the author (2002)

Shelley is a Toronto-born, Montreal-based writer, dramaturge, and translator. Working from French, Spanish, and Italian, she has brought more than twenty-five plays into English, including Serge Boucherâe(tm)s Natures Mortes and Les Bonbons qui sauvent la vie. Shelleyâe(tm)s translations have been produced at CBC Radio and on stages from coast to coast, and she was twice nominated for the Governor Generalâe(tm)s Literary Award in Translation. From 1994âe"1998 she worked for CBC Radio developing, adapting, and producing radio dramas for broadcast. Shelley also writes, story-edits, and directs for documentary film and television. She is working on a âeoeJewishâe adaptation of 24 Exposures.

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