[FULLY BOOKED] On February 28 at 8pm, the Canadian Cultural Centre and the Théâtre de l’Equinoxe present “Gloria”, adapted, directed and performed by Canadian actress Geneviève Boivin!
“My name is Gloria, just Gloria…”: In order to get a contract in the orchestra of a famous musician, Gloria devises a stratagem that will lead to her downfall. On stage, the Canadian actress Geneviève Boivin interprets with grace and sensitivity the terribly funny story of this singer with a tragic destiny.
Based on a text by Michel Tremblay, in celebration of his 80th birthday.
Adapted, directed and performed by Geneviève Boivin.
Photographing or recording the show is strictly prohibited.
Geneviève Boivin trained at the Conservatoire d’Art Dramatique in Québec and at the École du Théâtre National de Chaillot. During her career, she has played the roles of “Mure” in Didier Van Cauwelaert’s L’Astronome, “Angustia” in Garcia Lorca’s La maison de Bernarda Alba, “Betsy” in the Azalea tour with Gérard Rinaldi and “Thiana Divac” in Père et Maire, for TF1. In 2009 she was chosen by Anselm Kiefer to be the recitalist in Am Anfang, for the 20th anniversary of the Opéra Bastille. She has been directed by Michel Sidoroff, Myron Merson and Christine Bernard-Sugy in various radio dramas for France Culture and France Inter. In Valérie Lemercier’s film Aline, she plays Pierrette Dieu – Aline’s sister – and also acts as a Quebec accent coach.
A leading figure in Quebec literature, Michel Tremblay has been building an impressive body of work since the late 1960s, which has been acclaimed in Canada, the United States and Europe. In 1959, he entered the Institut des arts graphiques in Montreal, where he wrote his first play, Le Train, which won first prize in the 1964 CBC Young Writers’ Contest. This prize marked the beginning of a long career devoted to dramatic writing. As a playwright, novelist, translator and adapter of numerous foreign authors, Michel Tremblay is also a screenwriter and lyricist.
Centre culturel canadien
130 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris
Event fully booked.