"A Runaway Theatrical Success."
Globe and Mail
"Heartpoundingly great theatre."
Toronto Star
"Unmissable show of genius for all ages."
BBC
"Remarkable Staging of Wajdi Mouawad’s beautifully-written script."
CBC Manitoba

Creative

Written by: Wajdi Mouawad

Translated by: Shelley Tepperman

Directed and Performed by: Alon Nashman

Sound by: Verne Good

Set and Costume by: Lindsay Ann Black

Produced by: Theaturtle and Richard Jordan

Originally Produced by: Theatre Direct

The story

Alphonse is lost, walking along a country road, weaving an intricate web of stories, while everyone is searching for him: parents, friends, teachers, the police. What they find is the thing we often give up in order to grow up.

Media

Gallery

Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann of Alon Nashman in Alphonse by Wajdi MouawadPhoto by Cylla von Tiedemann of Alon Nashman in Alphonse by Wajdi MouawadPhoto by Cylla von Tiedemann of Alon Nashman in Alphonse by Wajdi MouawadPhoto by Cylla von Tiedemann of Alon Nashman in Alphonse by Wajdi Mouawad

Press

/4
"A Runaway Theatrical Success."
Globe and Mail
/4
"Heartpoundingly great theatre."
Toronto Star
"Unmissable show of genius for all ages."
BBC
"Remarkable Staging of Wajdi Mouawad’s beautifully-written script."
CBC Manitoba
"With the impeccable delivery of Mouawad’s writing, Nashman practices story telling at its finest."
Edinburgh Spotlight
"A surreal, mystical journey into the imagination, beautifully performed by Alon Nashman."
Three Weeks, UK
"Nashman is a chameleon."
Winnipeg Free Press
"In a festival that is nothing if not a celebration of the imagination, the play suggests we should nurture and cherish the endless possibilities of childhood fantasy."
The Scotsman

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