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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.

Books by Michel Tremblay

The Grand Melee

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Sheila Fischman

Rite of Passage

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

A Crossing of Hearts

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Sheila Fischman

The Red Notebook

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Sheila Fischman

Yours Forever, Marie-Lou

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau
introduction by Diana Leblanc

The Fat Woman Next Door Is Pregnant

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Sheila Fischman

For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Forever Yours, Marie-Lou

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by John Van Burek & Bill Glassco

Bambi and Me ebook

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Sheila Fischman

Birth of a Bookworm ebook

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Shiela Fischman

The Heart Laid Bare

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Sheila Fischman

Crossing the City

by (author) Michel Tremblay & Sheila Fischman

Hosanna (3rd edition)

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by John Van Burek & Bill Glassco

Crossing the Continent

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Sheila Fischman

The Blue Notebook

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Sheila Fischman

Albertine in Five Times

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Assorted Candies for the Theatre

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

The Black Notebook

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Sheila Fischman

Bonbons Assortis / Assorted Candies

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

The Driving Force

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Some Night My Prince Will Come

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Sheila Fischman

Past Perfect

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Birth of a Bookworm

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Sheila Fischman

Impromptu on Nuns' Island

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Twelve Opening Acts

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Sheila Fischman

News from Édouard

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Sheila Fischman

City in the Egg, The

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Michael Bullock

The Duchess and the Commoner

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Sheila Fischman

A Thing of Beauty

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Sheila Fischman

Bambi and Me

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Sheila Fischman

Marcel Pursued by the Hounds

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by John Van Burek & Bill Glassco

Thérèse and Pierrette and the Little Hanging Angel

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Sheila Fischman

The First Quarter of the Moon

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Sheila Fischman

Les Belles Soeurs

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by John Van Burek & Bill Glassco

La Maison Suspendue

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by John Van Burek

Hosanna

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by John Van Burek & Bill Glassco

Bonjour, Là, Bonjour

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by John Van Burek & Bill Glassco

The Real World?

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by John Van Burek & Bill Glassco

Remember Me

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by John Stowe

The Impromptu of Outremont

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by John Van Burek

Sainte-Carmen of the Main

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by John Van Burek

Damnée Manon, Sacrée Sandra

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by John Van Burek

Duchesse de Langeais & Other Plays

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by John Van Burek

En Pièces Détachées

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Allan Van Meer