Adaptor 1 Madd Harold,
Adaptor 2 Kokx, Anthony
Date of First Production
2002, August 21-31
Title Henry. Octobre. 1970
Director
Madd Harold
Place of First Production
Center cult., Montreal
Production Company
Gravy Bath Productions
Technical Design/Direction
Adapted by: Madd Harold
Additional text: Anthony Kokx
Designer: Geneviève Genest
Production manager: Gordon McLoud
Technical director: Nelson Gauthier
Head researcher: Nicolas Wright
Video montage: Ben Philippi, Sara-Maude Duguay
Lighting: Paul Chambers
Tech crew: William Paul, David-Alexandre Chabot
Assistant costume designer: Jenn Sheshko
Make-up: NYX, Angus Byers, Angie Boudreau
Poster design: WIDEYED, Lisa Fitzhugh
Publicity: Critical Communications
Printing: Jones and Peanuts Rioux

Gravy Bath Productions:
Artistic Director: Madd Harold
General Manager: TonyPalermo
Assistant general manager: Nicolas Wright
Critical communications: Yann Bernaquez
Festival coordinator: Mike Hughes
Resident designer: Geneviève Genest
Playwright-in-residence: Anthony Kokx

Cast/Performers
Prime Minister: Gareth Potter
Robert Bourassa: Mike Hughes
René Lévesque: Tony Palermo
Chorus: Nicolas Wright
P'tit Jeune: Yann Bernaquez
P'tit Grand: Adrian Burhop
P'tit Gros/the lawyer: Rick Bel
Katherine: Sara-Maude Duguay
Alice: Stephenie Farrell
Publishing and Multimedia
*Henry. Octobre. 1970. directed by Madd Harold. Program. Gravy Bath Productions, 2002.
*Henry. Octobre. 1970. directed by Madd Harold. Production Script. Gravy Bath Productions, 2002.
 
*Henry. Octobre. 1970. directed by Madd Harold. Program. Gravy Bath Productions, 2002.
*Henry. Octobre. 1970. directed by Madd Harold. Production Script. Gravy Bath Productions, 2002.
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Secondary Materials
*Barratt, Amy. "Separatists and Shakespeare; The Bard meets the FLQ in Henry.Octobre.1970." 22 Aug. 2002. Montreal Mirror 20 Jan. 2003.
[Link1].
*Charlebois, Gaëtan L. "Henry V meets the FLQ: Madd Harold puts 1970 October Crisis into the hands of the Bard." The Gazette (Montreal) 21 Aug. 2002: N.pag.
*Kirshner, Janis. "Harry, Pierre and René." 2002. montreal.com 20 Jan. 2003.
[Link2].
*Radz, Matt. "Untying art's tongue: Guts, imagination and a pinch of genius went into Henry. Octobre. 1970." The Gazette (Montreal) 23 Aug. 2002: D11.
  http://www.montrealmirror.com/ARCHIVES/2002/082202/theatre1.html
http://www.montreal.com/cgi/review.cgi?id=172
Adaptor 2 Bibliography
*Barratt, Amy. "Mystery Man: Playwright Anthony Kokx is as private as he is prolific". Montreal Mirror, 2002.
http://www.montrealmirror.com/ARCHIVES/2002/010302/art9.html
  http://www.montrealmirror.com/ARCHIVES/2002/010302/art9.html
Synopsis
"With some added text, mostly in French, by Gravy Bath playwright-in-residence Anthony Kokx, this History Play plays out a different history. Set in Québec during the FLQ October Crisis, we get the bilingual telling of Henry V mostly through the eyes of Pierre Laporte's kidnappers (with some terrific interplay between Yann Bernaquez, Adrian Burhop, and Rick Bel) and the students integral to any political movement. Cabinet Minister meetings round out the points of view but drag compared to the other angles - and as surprisingly unbiased as the play is, angles abound aplenty" (20 Jan. 2003. qtd. from http://www.montreal.com/cgi/review.cgi?id=172).
Keywords
Canadian History
Franco-Canadian
October Crisis
Professional
Adaptation of
Henry V
Entry Last Updated 7Jan07 1:35PM

 

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