March 17 – March 19

Manman la mer

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Marjolaine has a gift. In her dreams she sees future events. Her mother tries to stifle this unwelcome connection with disreputable beliefs of their Haitian past. But when Marjolaine comes down with a mysterious incurable disease, her only remaining hope is to travel to Haiti to be cared for by her grandmother. Is Manman la Mè a midwife, a mystic, or simply a loving elder?

Krick? Yié krick! A charismatic storyteller weaves Haitian oral tradition, true life experience and light-hearted moments into an engaging first-person narrative that explores Haitian spirituality and the mother-daughter relationship.

Location: Grande Salle

LENGTH: 60 minutes


  • Author and Performer
    • Djennie Laguerre
  • Director and Space Designer
    • Dayane Ntibarikure
  • Music, Performer and Creation Assistant
    • Sara Rénélik
  • Composition and Sound Design
    • Elena Stoodley
  • Lighting and Video
    • Shawn Henry
  • Costumes
    • Isabelle Bélisle
  • Stage Manager and Assistant Director
    • Katie Rochford
  • Production Manager
    • Kyle Ahluwalia
  • Set Design consultant and builder
    • Benoît Brunet-Poirier
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