Adaptor 1 de Vasconcelos, Paula
Date of First Production
1996, April 9-21
Title Le Making of de Macbeth
Director
Paula de Vasconcelos
Place of First Production
Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
Production Company
Théâtre Pigeons and Musée d'art contemporain de Montréall
Technical Design/Direction
Mise en texte: Jean-Frédéric Messier
Scenery and props: Raymond-Marius Boucher
Costumes: Maryse Bienvenu
Lighting: Jean-Charles Martel
Sound design: Marc Dessaules
Cast/Performers
Macbeth: Paul-Antoine Taillefer
Lady Macbeth: Sylvie Moreau
Lady Macduff: Leni Parker
Elizabeth: Marie-France Marcotte
Robert: Paul-Antoine Taillefer
Mary Stuart: Leni Parker
Catherine: Sylvie Moreau
Monsieur Angelo: Marcel Pomerlo
Christophe: Marcel Pomerlo
[character unknown]: Mario Saint-Armand
Puppeteer: François Papineau
Publishing and Multimedia
*de Vasconcelos, Paula. Le Making of de Macbeth. Program. University of Guelph, CASP archives. 1996.
*de Vasconcelos, Paula. Le Making of de Macbeth. Ts. University of Guelph, CASP archives. 1996.
 
*de Vasconcelos, Paula. Le Making of de Macbeth. Program. University of Guelph, CASP archives. 1996.
*de Vasconcelos, Paula. Le Making of de Macbeth. Ts. University of Guelph, CASP archives. 1996.
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Secondary Materials
*Boulanger, Luc. "Paula de Vasconcelos: Culture physique." Voir 4-10 Apr. 1996: Np.
*David, Gilbert. "Le dernier-né de Paula de Vacsoncelos: Pigeons International crée Le Making of de Macbeth au MAC." Np, nd: Np. *Donnelly, Pat. "Le Macbeth should cut to the chase." The Gazette 27 Apr. 1996: D7. *Godin, Diane. "Le Making of de Macbeth." Jeu 81 (1996): Np. *Guay, Hervé. "Éros et Thanatos." Le Devoir 11 Apr. 1996: Np. *Jean, Diane. "Macbeth ou le 'making of'?" La Presse 19 Apr. 1996: Np. *Montessuit, Carmen. "Mario Saint-Amand: croit en sa bonne étoile." Le Journal de Montréal 13 Apr. 1996: We18. *Parisien, Aurèle. "Le Making of de Macbeth." Hour 18-24 Apr. 1996: 19, 20. *Salter, Denis. "Blood ... Sex ... Death ... Birth: Paula de Vasconcelos's Le Making of de Macbeth: an interview." Australasian Drama Studies 29 (Oct. 1996): 67-83.
*Salter, Denis. "Outside Shakespeare/Inside Québec: Paula de Vasconcelos's metonymic Performance Text Le Making of de Macbeth." The Performance Text. Domenico Pietropaolo, ed. New York: Legas, 1999. 152-177.
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Adaptor 1 Biography
de Vasconcelos "was educated at Concordia University and the Université de Québec à Montréal before founding [Pigeons International] to explore multidisciplinary theatre via masterpieces of the modern and classical repertory. She has directed most of the company's works including Perdu dans les coquelicots/Lost in the Poppies, Savage/Love, Cruising Paradise and The Making of de Macbeth. Les Bachantes, appeared in the 1999 Festival de Théâtre Ameriques. Her style is marked by a special attention to movement/dance and a playfuly intelligent approach to dramatic text.
"She lives in Montreal with her partner, actor/director and Pigeons co-founder Paul-Antoine Taillefer, and their daughter" (qtd. in "Paula de Vasconcelos." Canadian Theatre Encyclopedia. 8 Nov. 2002.
http://www.canadiantheatre.com/dict.pl?term=Paula%20de%20Vasconcelos).
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Adaptor 1 Bibliography
*"Paula de Vasconcelos." Canadian Theatre Encyclopedia. 8 Nov. 2002.
http://www.canadiantheatre.com/dict.pl?term=Paula%20de%20Vasconcelos
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Synopsis
Pigeons International's production of Le Making of de Macbeth is a self-reflective piece about a woman director's attempt to mount the cursed Scottish tragedy and its significance for her own life, work and relationships" (from Parisien, Aurèle. "Le Making of de Macbeth." Hour 18-24 Apr. 1996: 19, 20).
Keywords
Feminist
Franco-Canadian
Adaptation of
Macbeth
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