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Les Belles-Sœurs Theatre Production: Back in the Limelight

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The year 2018 commemorates the 50th anniversary of Michel Tremblay’s seminal play, Les Belles-Sœurs. To mark the occasion, the famous show hits the road as a musical this summer. Le Groupe Maurice, partner sponsor of this new theatre production, is proud to be associated with this local classic.

The iconic Quebec play Les Belles-Sœurs, written by Michel Tremblay, was shown for the first time on August 28, 1968, at the Théâtre du Rideau Vert in Montréal. Fifty years later, the acclaimed comedy drama is back with more than 50 shows in seven Quebec cities. Directed by René Richard Cyr and with music by Daniel Bélanger, the production features Maude Guérin as Germaine Lauzon, Sonia Vachon as Rose Ouimet, and Éveline Gélinas as Pierrette Guérin.

 

Le Groupe Maurice, partner sponsor of the 2018–2019 tour

“Le Groupe Maurice could not miss the opportunity to pay tribute to this masterpiece which is an integral part of Quebec’s cultural history and is very much appreciated by the general public in Quebec.” — Judith Neveu, Marketing Director

That’s why Le Groupe Maurice supports this revisited production as a partner sponsor. This is a great chance to rediscover Tremblay’s famous use of joual and relive memorable moments together with family or friends.

 

Click on the link to watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clUTwXXlo2w 

 

Tickets for the Les Belles-Sœurs 2018–2019 tour can be purchased at www.belles-soeurs.ca/ or at the ticket counter.

 

Summary:

A housewife from Le Plateau-Mont-Royal sees her life turned upside down when she wins one million trading stamps. She invites her sisters and neighbours to come help her paste them in stamp booklets… all in music!

 

Les Belles-Sœurs Tour:

 

Sainte-Thérèse

July 4 to 14, 2018

Théâtre Lionel-Groulx

 

Chicoutimi

July 18 to 28, 2018

Théâtre Banque Nationale

 

Trois-Rivières

August 3 to 18, 2018

Salle J. Antonio Thompson

 

Gatineau

September 27 to October 6, 2018

Théâtre du Casino du Lac-Leamy

 

Montréal

October 17 to 27, 2018

Théâtre Maisonneuve

 

Québec

November 8 to 25, 2018

Théâtre Capitole

 

Sherbrooke

January 4 and 5, 2019

Salle Maurice O’Bready

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