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Michel Tremblay

Michel Tremblay
One of the most produced and the most prominent playwrights in the history of Canadian theatre, Michel Tremblay has received countless prestigious honours and accolades. His dramatic, literary and autobiographical works have long enjoyed remarkable international popularity, including translations of his plays that have achieved huge success in Europe, the Americas and the Middle East.
Awards and Recognition*
Prix du Grand (2009) La Traversée de la ville (Leméac Editeur Inc.)
Blue Metropolis International Literary Grand Prix (2006)
Globe and Mail Top 100 Books (2003) Birth of a Bookworm
Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New Play (2000) For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again
Chalmers Awards (1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1986, 1989, 2000)
Governor General’s Performing Arts Award (1999)
Molson Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts (1994)
Louis-Hémon Prize (1994)
Montreal Book Fair Grand Public Prize (1994)
Banff Centre National Award (1992)
Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters of France (1991)
Chevalier of the Order of Quebec (1990)
San Francisco Lesbian and Gay Festival Long-Standing Public Service Award (1989)
CBC Anik Prize (1988)
Athanase-David Lifetime Achievement Prize (1988)
Quebec-Paris Prize (1985)
Chevalier of Arts and Letters of France (1984)
John Van Burek
John Van Burek has been a practising theatre artist for over 20 years, in both French and English, throughout Canada. He has also worked in the fields of opera, film and television. He is also one of Canada’s leading translators for theatre, most notably of Michel Tremblay’s plays, including Les Belles-Soeurs (Talonbooks). Mr. Van Burek has received several awards and citations for his work, including the Toronto Drama Bench Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Canadian Theatre.
Bill Glassco
Born in Quebec, William Grant (?Bill”) Glassco was a Canadian theatre director, producer and founder of Toronto’s Tarragon Theatre. He then became the artistic director of the CentreStage Theatre Company which merged, in 1988, with the Toronto Free Theatre to become CanStage. In 1982, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.

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A Crossing of Hearts

A Crossing of Hearts

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A Thing of Beauty

A Thing of Beauty

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Albertine in Five Times

Albertine in Five Times

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Assorted Candies for the Theatre

Assorted Candies for the Theatre

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Bambi and Me

Bambi and Me

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Bambi and Me ebook

Bambi and Me ebook

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Belles Soeurs, Les

Belles Soeurs, Les

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Birth of a Bookworm

Birth of a Bookworm

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Birth of a Bookworm ebook

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Bonbons Assortis / Assorted Candies

Bonbons Assortis / Assorted Candies

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Bonjour, Là, Bonjour

Bonjour, Là, Bonjour

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City in the Egg, The

City in the Egg, The

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Crossing the City

Crossing the City

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Crossing the City ebook

Crossing the City ebook

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Crossing the Continent

Crossing the Continent

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Damnée Manon, Sacrée Sandra

Damnée Manon, Sacrée Sandra

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Duchesse de Langeais & Other Plays

Duchesse de Langeais & Other Plays

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En Pièces Détachées

En Pièces Détachées

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For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again

For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again

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Forever Yours, Marie-Lou

Forever Yours, Marie-Lou

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Hosanna

Hosanna

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Hosanna (3rd edition)

Hosanna (3rd edition)

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Impromptu on Nuns' Island

Impromptu on Nuns' Island

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La Maison Suspendue

La Maison Suspendue

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Les Belles Soeurs ebook

Les Belles Soeurs ebook

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Marcel Pursued by the Hounds

Marcel Pursued by the Hounds

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News from Édouard

News from Édouard

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Past Perfect

Past Perfect

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Remember Me

Remember Me

by Michel Tremblay
translated by John Stowe
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Sainte-Carmen of the Main

Sainte-Carmen of the Main

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Some Night My Prince Will Come

Some Night My Prince Will Come

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The Black Notebook

The Black Notebook

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The Blue Notebook

The Blue Notebook

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The Driving Force

The Driving Force

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The Duchess and the Commoner

The Duchess and the Commoner

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The Fat Woman Next Door Is Pregnant

The Fat Woman Next Door Is Pregnant

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The First Quarter of the Moon

The First Quarter of the Moon

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The Heart Laid Bare

The Heart Laid Bare

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The Impromptu of Outremont

The Impromptu of Outremont

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The Real World?

The Real World?

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The Red Notebook

The Red Notebook

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Thérèse and Pierrette and the Little Hanging Angel

Thérèse and Pierrette and the Little Hanging Angel

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Twelve Opening Acts

Twelve Opening Acts

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Yours Forever, Marie-Lou

Yours Forever, Marie-Lou

by Michel Tremblay
introduction by Diana Leblanc
translated by Linda Gaboriau
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