Centaur presents

Theatre For One

6 films, 6 actors, 3 directors. What is the difference between the screen and the stage? In addition to the films released for streaming, a live theatre screening will be programmed during Wildside. Finally, don’t miss the monologues performed live on stage on for a complete theatrical experience that dares to compare how we experience performances.

Streaming Release Dates
Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec 12
In-Theatre Screening at Centaur during Wildside
Feb 1 & 2 at (7:30 PM)
On Stage
April 21 (8PM) & Saturday April 22 (2PM & 8PM)

Audiences are invited to stream monologues-as-films online and then come to the theatre to see them live in a traditional theatrical setting in April, starting a conversation about the difference between the two experiences.

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New this year, Centaur is offering the initiative Theatre for One, a series of six monologues chosen by the six actors performing them.

Six short monologues chosen and performed by Montreal actors Jimmy Blais, Lucinda Davis, Rahul Gandhi, Julie Tamiko Manning, Jean Marchand and Alex Petrachuk were made into short films directed by Jessica Carmichael, Rose Plotek and Eda Holmes, and filmed at Centaur.

 

Cast

Jimmy Blais
The Mechanic - Middletown by Will Eno
Lucinda Davis
Edmund - King Lear by William Shakespeare
Rahul Gandhi
Thom - Thom Pain (Based on Nothing) by Will Eno
Julie Tamiko Manning
Nathalie - Facelift by Nathalie Boisvert, translated by Johanna Nutter
Jean Marchand
Father - It's Springtime, Monsieur Deslauriers! by René-Daniel Dubois, translated by Linda Gaboriau
Alex Petrachuk
The Duchess - The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster

Film Credits

Producer - Luciana Burcheri
Director of Photography - Michel Bolduc
Production Designer & Costume Designer - James Lavoie
Editor - George T. Clarke
Composer - Alexander MacSween
First Assistant Director - Giulia Frati
Camera Operator - Edith Labbé
Second Assistant - Camera - Marc-André Thomassin
Gaffer/Grip - Alain Desmarchais
Sound Recordist - Juan Fernandez
Set Dresser - Claire Macaulay
Hair/Make-up - Suzanne Trépanier, Sophie Lebeau

2022 Streaming Schedule

October 18  King Lear

by William Shakespeare, directed by Jessica Carmichael
Featuring Lucinda Davis – Edmund 

October 18 Middletown

by Will Eno, directed by Jessica Carmichael
Featuring Jimmy Blais – The Mechanic 

November 15 Thom Pain (Based on Nothing)

by Will Eno, directed by Rose Plotek
Featuring Rahul Gandhi – Thom

November 15 Facelift

by Nathalie Boisvert, translated by Johanna Nutter, directed by Rose Plotek
Featuring Julie Tamiko Manning – Nathalie

December 12  It’s Springtime, Monsieur Deslauriers!

by René Daniel Dubois, translated by Linda Gaboriau, directed by Eda Holmes
Featuring
Jean Marchand – Father

December 12 The Duchess of Malfi

by John Webster, directed by Eda Holmes
Featuring Alexandra Petrachuk – The Duchess