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From March 22 To 25 2017


Cinquième Salle
  • Type of Event - Theatre
  • Presenter/Producer - Place des Arts
  • Hall - Cinquième Salle


Show presented in English with French surtitles. 

The Mahabharata was written thousands of years ago. And yet it still teaches us, in unexpected ways, how to open our eyes to what the realities of our lives demand. Legendary director Peter Brook revives the riches of language in a contemporary theatrical form. The situation depicted reflects the harsh and innumerable conflicts in the modern world. 

•    Based on the Mahabharata and the play written by Jean-Claude Carrière
•    Adapted and directed by Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne
•    Music: Toshi Tsuchitori
•    Costumes: Oria Puppo
•    Lighting: Philippe Vialatte
•    With (original cast): Carole Karemera, Jared McNeill, Ery Nzaramba, and Sean O’Callaghan
•    Musician: Toshi Tsuchitori
•    Duration: 1h10

Post-show talk with the artists after the March 24 show.

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Production : C.I.C.T. -Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord 

Coproduction : The Grotowski Institute, PARCO Co. Ltd / Tokyo, Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg, Young Vic Theatre, Singapore Repertory Theatre, Le Théâtre de Liège, C.I.R.T., Attiki cultural Society, Cercle des Partenaires des Bouffes du Nord

Diffusion : Place des Arts


Réalisé avec le soutien du Service de Coopération et d’Action Culturelle du Consulat Général de France à Québec.


5e, 5e salle