Watching Alphonse is like taking a trip to the cinema. There’s a slew of undeveloped characters, an indecipherable plot and popcorn everywhere. In fact the. Alphonse By Wajdi Mouawad (Richard Jordan Productions Ltd and Theaturtle in association with Pleasance). By Ellie Blow | Published on. Alphonse [Wajdi Mouawad, Shelley Tepperman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this dazzling play for the solo performer, Wajdi.

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Filatova Anastasiya marked it as to-read Jul 15, Tamagawa marked it as to-read Sep 30, Account Options Sign in. M marked it as to-read Aug 08, Want to Read saving…. He is a bright-eyed storyteller, seamlessly stepping from character to character, be it a string of schoolmates or a talking cave, leaping on and off a table and seeming to populate the stage with a whole ensemble. News of latest features and reviews by theatre critic and journalist Mark Fisher.

Preview — Alphonse by Wajdi Mouawad. Enil se consacre au quatuor Le sang des promesses.

Alphonse by Wajdi Mouawad – Edinburgh Fringe

Petite perle de philosophie. Scotland wajjdi Sunday theatre round-up 21 August In a festival that is nothing if not a celebration of the imagination, the play suggests we should nurture and cherish the endless possibilities of childhood fantasy. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.


No eBook available Amazon. Fernanda Reinert rated it really liked it Dec 11, Brendon added it Aug 29, Mouawad, one of Quebec’s most lauded playwrights, argues that if a grown man could meet himself as a boy, he would despair while the child would be terrified.

Alphonse by Wajdi Mouawad

And while siblings, friends, neighbours, teachers and Victor, a story-loving police inspector, speculate on where he could have got to, Alphonse is in a fantasy world of his own, a place where Hoovers can talk, popcorn rains from the sky and recipes need to be rescued. Paperback96 pages. No trivia or quizzes yet. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Je ne connais que celle-ci. Shelley also writes, story-edits, and directs for documentary film and television.

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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. Lists with This Book. David rated it really liked it Nov 25, View my complete profile.

Alphonse by Wajdi Mouawad

Publications I write for include the Guardian and the Scotsman. Michael Furdyk marked it as to-read Apr 18, It stops short of being moving, but Alphonse is sweet and engaging and its appeal, like the story itself, reaches out across aphonse generations. Raquel added it Feb 16, Newer Post Older Post Home.


Published September 1st by Playwrights Canada Press. Common terms and phrases adventures Alon Nashman Alphonse told Alphonse’s class ALPHONSE’S FAMILY anymore beautiful brambles brontosauri brother cake cave climb clouds cookies country road dark dramaturg earth everything eyes face father Flupan’s castle foot Francois gentle boy go to Pastryburg hallway hang happened happy imagination Inspector invisible Judith kitchen last dream light Listen living room look Lynda Hill marbles Monsieur Gayaud Montreal morning mother mountain night one-note voice who’s pastry chefs Paul-Rene Peter Smith Pierre Pierre-Paul play Playwrights Canada Press police station popcorn Quebecois radio rain recipes Rene Sabayon the Fourth Shelley Tepperman sitting sleep smile started storm story Sunday talked taxi driver tell Theatre Direct Canada there’s thought told Walter tomorrow Toronto trees turned vacuum cleaner Victor voice who’s never waiting walking weep wild child wind window wolves worried Yeah.

The tone, however, is playful rather than polemical, especially in Nashman’s own production for Theaturtutle. In Wajdi Mouawad’s play, the young dreamer has left on his own volition.