Watching Alphonse is like taking a trip to the cinema. There’s a slew of undeveloped characters, an indecipherable plot and popcorn everywhere. In fact the. Alphonse By Wajdi Mouawad (Richard Jordan Productions Ltd and Theaturtle in association with Pleasance). By Ellie Blow | Published on. Alphonse [Wajdi Mouawad, Shelley Tepperman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this dazzling play for the solo performer, Wajdi.

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Jeremy Blanchette marked it as to-read Apr 07, View my complete profile. Alphonse by Wajdi Mouawad. A Manual for Critics, Students and Bloggers. Books by Wajdi Mouawad.

Liliana marked it as to-read Apr 22, No eBook available Amazon. Mary Joly rated it liked it May 29, In this dazzling play for the solo performer, Wajdi Mouawad had imagined a meeting between the grown-up Alphonse and the child Alphonse on a journey that provokes reflection on the loss of freedom and imagination for the sake of reason.


Jennifer Solheim rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

The tone, however, is playful rather than polemical, especially in Nashman’s own production for Theaturtutle. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Shelley also writes, story-edits, and directs for documentary film and television. Megan Gleason marked it as to-read Jun 15, He is a bright-eyed storyteller, seamlessly stepping from character to character, be it a string of schoolmates or a talking cave, leaping on and off a table and seeming to populate the stage with a whole ensemble.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Michael Furdyk marked it as to-read Apr 18, Scotland on Sunday theatre round-up 21 August News of latest features and reviews by theatre critic and journalist Mark Fisher. Lists with This Book. Just jouawad moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Refresh and try again. David rated it really liked it Nov 25, From inside the book. Preview — Alphonse by Wajdi Mouawad.

Tamagawa marked it as to-read Sep 30, Scotland on Sunday theatre round-up 14 August Posted by Mark Fisher at 9: Mouawad, one of Quebec’s most lauded playwrights, argues that if a grown man could meet himself as a boy, he would despair while the child would be terrified. Alon Nashman pokes his head through a hole he has cut in the front of Scotland on Sunday to show us the face of Alphonse, a boy making headline news after failing to return to the family home.

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Alphonse by Wajdi Mouawad

Je ne suis qu’une grotte. In that, he has the edge over the adult world. It stops short of being moving, but Alphonse is sweet and engaging and its appeal, like the story itself, reaches out across the generations.

Rayo VM rated it really liked it Jul 09, Nina marked it as to-read May 13, In a festival that is nothing if not a celebration of the imagination, the play suggests we should nurture and wzjdi the endless possibilities of childhood fantasy. Je ne connais que celle-ci.

Alphonse by Wajdi Mouawad

M marked it as to-read Aug 08, Playwrights Canada Press- Drama – 43 pages. This, however, is no case of abduction. Publications I write for include the Guardian and the Scotsman. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

It’s a powerful idea, even if he doesn’t develop if very far, preferring instead to tell a whimsical tale in praise of the unknown. Brendon added it Aug 29, And while siblings, friends, neighbours, teachers and Victor, a story-loving police inspector, speculate on where he could have got to, Alphonse is in a fantasy world of his own, a place where Hoovers can talk, popcorn rains from the sky and recipes need to be rescued.

FromI was the editor of The List magazine, Glasgow and Edinburgh’s arts and events guide. Je pleure pour changer. Petite perle de philosophie. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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