National Arts Centre
1, rue Elgin, Ottawa, (Québec), K1P 5W1
Modern-day fable for cat in pastry and super-cunning witches One script = two shows! That’s the crazy equation the intrepid Nini Bélanger and Pascal Brullemans have dared to attempt. Here’s the 4D version, Long Version (Ages 9 to 14), with four high-spirited performers, cats on plasma screens, and lots of plot twists. There’s also the one-person version, Short Version (Ages 5 to 12), with clever visual and sound effects and an ebullient actress playing all the parts. (How on earth does she play the ogre?) In both cases, the story is the same: Little Witch loses her mother, and a greedy ogre promises to watch over her... until one day the pact is broken. A celebration of cunning and resilience, this theatrical adventure has all the hallmarks of a young audience classic. Wouldn’t it be great to see both versions? Written by Pascal Brullemans Directed by Nini Bélanger Short Version (Ages 5 to 12) with Emmanuelle Lussier-Martinez Long Version (Ages 9 to 14) with Catherine Allar...