Tue 9 Dec / En scène !

It’s So Nice

Directed, written and played by Lula Béry & Barbara Sylvain

Mary, Queen of Scots, and Elizabeth I, Queen of England: two 16th century icons whose inextricably linked destinies have caused as much ink as blood to flow.

Two present day actresses, Lula Béry and Barbara Sylvain, will play these two oft-portrayed queens from times past.

Part physical theatre, part comedy, this bilingual show is very loosely based on Stefan Zweig’s Marie Stuart. Through historical inquiry and poetic invention, Barbara and Lula will go back to the roots of their ambivalent relationship; touching upon power struggles and codes of representation and exploring the blurred boundaries between truth and falsehood, the sublime and the ridiculous.

‘Highly recommended’ (The Herald Scotland)
‘Tremendous fun’ (The List)
‘An absolute delight; a consistently amusing and frequently hilarious slice of irreverent comedy’ (The List)

In French with English surtitles

1.00pm – School show

£12 per student, free for teachers
Ages 15+
Booking by email to Agathe Morisse: schools@institutfrancais.org.uk

8.00pm – Public show

£20, members £18, students £12

Staging: Craig Weston; Artistic and Technical Management: Valère le Dourner; Costume Design: Cathy Perraux; Lighting: Maria Dermitzaki; Sound: Julien Van Aerschot & Gaëtan Van den Berg; Video: Lula Béry & Barbara Sylvain; Set Design: Guy Carbonelle; Technical Management: Léonard Clarys

An Oh my God asbl performance, co-produced in association with la Maison de la Culture de Tournai. With the support of the Fédération Wallonie Bruxelles (Theatre department), Wallonie-Bruxelles International, Wallonie-Bruxelles Théâtre Danse and Théâtre les Tanneurs (administrative department)

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