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The Impromptu of Outremont

The Impromptu of Outremont
Your Price: $16.95 CDN
Author: Michel Tremblay
Translated by: Bill Glassco & John Van Burek
Publisher: Talonbooks
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 86
Pub. Date: 1981
ISBN-10: 0889221855
ISBN-13: 9780889221857

About the Play:

The Impromptu of Outremont (English version of L'impromptu d'Outremont) is a play by Michel Tremblay.

One sister's birthday party becomes one of the rare occasions where four sisters from one of Montréal's "better" French-speaking districts must spend the evening together.

Conflict is inevitable and their many differences and disappointments, with each other and themselves, are forced out into the open.

This is comedy of manners, a bourgeois drama in which the characters embody contrasting views on just about everything, including culture and the theatre.

What people say:

"Michel Tremblay's L'impromptu d'Outremont is a four-part etude on the subject of culture that explodes — mostly in laughter — like atoms in a nuclear reactor." The Gazette (Montréal)

About the Playwright:

Michel Tremblay has been a dominant figure of Québec's theatre scene since the end of the 1960s. One of the most produced and the most prominent playwrights in the history of Canadian theatre, he has received countless prestigious honours and accolades. His dramatic, literary and autobiographical works have long enjoyed remarkable international popularity, including translations of his plays that have achieved huge success in Europe, the Americas and the Middle East.

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