Production 2014: BoucheWHACKED!

March 9, 2015
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BoucheWHACKED! Logo Color 300DPI vs 2BoucheWHACKED! Theatre collective presents
TA GUEULE TRANSLATION WORKSHOP AND READING SERIES
Contemporary works in translation from across Canada.

Vancouver East Cultural Centre
1895 Venables St.
May 17 & 18
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For the last three season’s BoucheWHACKED! has proudly brought innovative and exciting new Canadian Francophone works in translation to Vancouver audiences.  From ground breaking edgy works that would not be seen elsewhere to the West Coast premiere of the Governor General Award winning THE LIST.   This season we present our most exciting series yet, as leading Francophone theatre maker Larry Tremblay joins us from Montreal.

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May 17th – 2:30 PM
FLOTSAM (ÉCUME)
By Anne-Marie White
Translated by Louis Patrick Leroux
Directed by Heidi Taylor
English Language Premiere

Adam refuses to believe in anything that science cannot prove then he meets Stella, a beautiful fish girl, and a trip to the sea to meet her dead mother.  A journey along the winding rivers and up the rapids to dive into the human heart.

“…lulls you with the tides, boards you and lures you in with the grace of romantic yet urban poetry… where each drop was absorbed with delight. Probably the work of a lifetime.” – M. Rivet et G. Moffet, Journal VOIR Ottawa / Gatineau

May 17th – 4:15 PM
ENCOUNTRE/RENCONTRE ROUNDTABLE:
Meet leading Francophone theatre artists and their translators in a round table discussion.

Featuring Larry Tremblay, Chantal Bilodeau, Diane Brown and Leanna Brodie. Hosted by France Perras & Moderated by Gilles Poulin-Denis.

Flotsam RehersalMay 18th – 2 PM
CHILD OBJECT (L’ENFANT MATIÈRE)
By Larry Tremblay
Translated by Chantal Bilodeau
English Language Premiere

” …Tremblay’s pen, sometimes crying out, sometimes whispering, is always poetic and full of life, death, and music. ”  – François Dallaire, Être en ligne

With child as a blank page, a man sets about constructing his ideal companion manipulating personality, gender and body. The child becomes the ultimate consumer good.

May 18th – 3:15 PM
Ruby Slippers Theatre presents
IT’LL NEVER LAST (DEUX ANS DE VOTRE VIE)
By Rébecca Déraspe
Translated by Leanna Brodie
Directed by Diane Brown
English Language Premiere

A powerful comic piece challenging prefab romance and love in Generation Y.

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