The Madwoman of Chaillot

When: 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Where: Phoenix Theatre

The Madwoman of Chaillot
By Jean Giraudoux, Adapted by Maurice Valency

Welcome to the whimsical world of Countess Aurelia, a flamboyant holdover from a less cynical time. She whiles away her days sharing her joie de vivre and cryptic wisdom with everyone she encounters until corrupt businessmen discover oil beneath her Paris neighbourhood. With everything she holds dear suddenly under threat, the Countess is driven to unite the artists, vagabonds, oddballs, and dreamers of Chaillot to fight back. A poetic and comic fable of the triumph of good over evil originally written in 1943 during the Nazi occupation of Paris, this play has a whole new relevance in our current era of pipelines and protests.

Tickets $15 - $26
Public Previews on November 7 & 8 ($8 tickets, available after 5pm).

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