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Frank W Ockenfels
The Elephant in the room
Francesca Torracchi
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The Elephant in the Room 2
Francesca Torracchi

The Elephant in the Room

Cirque Le Roux - 2016 - France

Comédie rebondissements

Schedule

Friday July 8 — 8PM
Premiere

Saturday July 9 — 8PM
Meet the artists

Sunday July 10 — 4PM

Monday July 11 — 8PM

Tuesday July 12 — 8PM

Wenesday July 13 — 8PM

Informations

TypeIndoor
Duration75 minutes
PlaceThéâtre Outremont

Rates

Regular: starting at 30$
Student, 25 years old and under: starting at 25$
Child, 15 years old and under: starting at 15$
Senior: starting at 28$
25% of for TOHU Mordus

“A finale that will take your breath away”

- Le Devoir

“One of the festival’s best surprises”

- La Presse

“Everything in this show is skill and ingenuity”

- Pieuvre.ca

★★★★★

“A tour-de-force.”

- The Herald

In the 1930s, caught between her husband, the valet and her lover, the divine Miss Betty welcomes us into her lounge. Cigars, whisky, door slamming, and remarkable acrobatics create a turbulent amorous intrigue. Hidden amongst the plush ambiance, quarrels and dramatic sagas lies an elephant in the room that’s taking up more and more space…

An uncommon tableau, an explosion of aesthetics and happy madness, this bit of slapstick from Cirque Le Roux is a unique blend of circus arts, Hollywood film noir and physical theatre. An absolute original, The Elephant in the Room will seduce you with its refined atmosphere and four magnificent performers who stem from the National Circus Schools in Montreal and Brussels.

A theatrical masterpiece!

Circus disciplines:
Hand-to-hand acts, Chinese pole, acrobatics, balancing acts

About Cirque Le Roux

Three Frenchmen and an American, three boys and a girl, three graduates of the National Circus School in Montreal and one from the École Supérieure des Arts du Cirque in Brussels—all brought together by their love for circus arts. The four members of Cirque Le Roux are accomplished artists who’ve traveled the world with such troupes as Les 7 doigts de la main. After recently appearing in the Broadway show Pippin—winner of four Tony Awards—this summer Cirque Le Roux brings us The Elephant in the Room, the troupe’s first show.

Learn more about Cirque Le Roux

Vox-pop

Presented by

Air France

In collaboration with

Holt Renfrew

Credits

Direction
Charlotte Saliou
Music
Alexandra Streliski
Acrobats ** Grégory Arsenal, Lolita Costet, Philip Rosenberg, Yannick Thomas
**Story

Le Roux
Choreography
Brad Musgrove
Costume Designer
Chamone Productions
Costums
Emily Ockenfels and Clarisse Baudiere
Lighting
Hervé Dile
Photos
Frank W Ockenfels III and Francesca Torracchi

Co-production L’Espace Périphérique, Pyrénées de cirque and CREAC

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