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October 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
A public reading presented by Talisman Theatre and Playwrights’ Workshop Montréal
*Gametes* by Rébecca Déraspe, depicts two friends who have been
inseparable since their early childhood. Both are career women driven by a burning desire to be successful, and feel fulfilled. When one learns that she will give birth to a child with Down’s syndrome, she fails to foresee the confrontation it precipitates with her friend. This is another exploration of a complicated, contemporary feminism and a raw depiction of modern womanhood.
Creatives & Cast
Written by Rébecca Déraspe
Translated by Leanna Brodie
Directed by Ines Adan
Featuring Jasmine Bouchardy and Stephanie Breton
Performance & Admission
October 15th, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Please note that doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Duration: 80 minutes.
The reading will be followed by a talkback.
For reservations contact firstname.lastname@example.org
This translation was commissioned by Ruby Slippers Theatre of Vancouver and developed with the support of The Glassco Translation Residency in Tadoussac through Playwrights’ Workshop Montréal.
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