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Written and performed by Robert Lepage.

Our second standing ovation of the year and it is only April!

Lepage has a well deserved reputation for creating interesting theatrical experiences. This play is no exception, although play is not really the right word. This is a personal memoir, a poem, and a political memoir all wrapped into one amazing box that opens and closes to reveal Lepage’s life.

Lepage has a wonderful voice and a great stage presence. He invites you into his life, tells you his stories and tells you stories you know about events of the day, but from his point of view. His performance of Speak White is worth the price of admission alone.

A fantastic show that had the whole audience listening enraptured to the very end when the standing ovation errupted.

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About cathyriggall

Theatre junkie, who thinks live theatre is the ultimate form of living on the edge. You never know what will happen when an actor steps on the stage.
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One Response to 887

  1. keithhpotter says:

    Well, I am not sure it was a play, exactly; but who cares? It was a tremendous theatrical experience. LePage demonstrated tremendous mastery of the form as writer, director (I think) and performer. He kept us all deeply involved in the stories of his childhood and a poetry reading for over two hours in an overheated theatre. Hell of an achievement!

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