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Mark Fisher’s Scottish Theatre Blog: Alphonse by Wajdi Mouawad, theatre review

And while siblings, friends, neighbours, teachers and Victor, a story-loving mouadad 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.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mary Joly rated it liked it May 29, No eBook available Amazon.

With its stories within stories — like the Underbelly’s current Loungeroom Confabulators and the EIF’s forthcoming One Thousand And One Nights — it is clearly on the side of Alphonse as he puts serious work into building his narratives.

Liliana marked it as to-read Apr 22, Megan Gleason marked it as to-read Jun 15, In a alpohnse that is nothing if not a celebration of the imagination, the play suggests we should nurture and cherish the endless possibilities of childhood fantasy.

Alphonse by Wajdi Mouawad

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It’s a powerful idea, even if he doesn’t develop if very far, preferring instead to tell a whimsical tale in praise of the unknown. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and mouawav. Lists with This Book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Mouawad, one of Quebec’s most lauded playwrights, argues alphonxe if a grown man could meet himself as a boy, he would despair while the child would be terrified.

Want to Read saving…. The tone, however, is playful rather than polemical, especially in Nashman’s own production for Theaturtutle. Jocelyn added it May 12, News of latest features and reviews by theatre critic and journalist Mark Fisher.

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. Tamagawa marked it as to-read Sep 30, wajci This, however, is no case of abduction.

Alphonse by Wajdi Mouawad

David rated it really liked wajdii Nov 25, Je ne suis qu’une grotte. Playwrights Canada Press- Drama – 43 pages. Jeremy Blanchette marked it as to-read Apr 07, Adriana added it Mar 17,