Join us in our new studio for our first public reading of a new translation
Venue: PWM Studio
Please join us for a public reading of River Bed, translation by JORDAN ARSENEAULT, prize recipient of PWM’s 2016 Cole Foundation Emerging Translator Competition of ÉRIC NOËL’sFaire des enfants (2011, Théâtre de Quat’Sous, published by Leméac Éditeur)
Directed by Jesse Stong
Translation Dramaturgy by Maureen Labonté
Very early one Sunday morning Philippe and his mother Myriam wake up at the same time. Set over a 48-hour period, told in two acts split between the city and the suburban countryside, River Bed is an emotionally acute play about the yearnings and impulses that unsettle our familiar reality.
“There is a kind of all-consuming flame some people are drawn to, leaving others to tend unwittingly to their ashes.” – Éric Noël