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THY WOMAN’S WEEDS | MAY 20 – 31

 A CO-PRODUCTION WITH REPERCUSSION THEATRE

Thy Woman’s Weeds is a fierce, subversive new work by one of Canada’s leading playwrights that boldly challenges and explores what it means to be a woman working with Shakespeare today. Driven by a chorus of women who are grappling with their relationship to Shakespeare, it begs the questions: Why do it? If we do it, how do we do it? How do we deal with the inherent gender discrepancies? The chorus invokes scenes in different parts of the theatre, at all parts of the process: in a rehearsal hall, in a dressing room, in the audience, and in the play itself.

Thy Woman’s Weeds was developed by Repercussion Theatre in partnership with Playwrights’ Workshop Montréal.

Public reading of Mizushōbai (The Water Trade)

Date: Friday, February 28, 2020
Time: 7 PM
Venue: PWM Studio, 7250 Clark (103)
Please note that Playwrights’ Workshop Montréal is not located in a fully accessible building. The space is located above street level and is only accessible via a flight of stairs (nine steps). More info here

This is a FREE event. Tickets available as of February 19th. 

Camila Fitzgibbon named Apprentice
Artistic Director

Tableau D’Hôte Theatre is pleased to announce that Camila Fitzgibbon will serve as Apprentice Artistic Director for the company for the next six months as part of the Conseil des arts de Montréal’s DemART-MTL program. 

We could not be happier to have the immensity of her talent, vision and heart with us. Here, she shares some thoughts as she begins her apprenticeship with the company.

Hearing, finding, translating Kiyoko

First in a series of articles by Julie Tamiko Manning about her process, her discoveries, and her struggles while writing Mizushōbai (The Water Trade), the recipient of the inaugural 2017 edition of More than a Footnote 

“We could hear the tone and tilt and burst of Kiyoko’s voice but no one understood Japanese.  Except Ayumi.  The performance artist.  The runner.  The immunologist student. The sister of the writer whose novels I ate up because I ate up anything I could find from Japanese Canadian artists because I felt so alone and those were the people who made me see that I could be Japanese Canadian and an artist.”

Want to help Tableau D’Hôte Theatre out?

Would you be willing to make a monthly donation to help Tableau D’Hôte continue to be Montréal’s home for Canadian theatre? We’re pleased to announce the launch of our 10×100 drive. We’re looking for 100 art lovers who are willing and able to make $10 monthly donations for the next year.