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Anne-Pascale Clairembourg and Sébastien Dutrieux in Le Moine noir by Anton Tchekhov, 2004.

Title: Le Moine noir

Playwright: Anton Tchekhov

Translation: André Markowicz and Françoise Morvan

Adaptation and set design: Denis Marleau

Coproduction: National Arts Centre French Theatre, manège.mons-centre dramatique, UBU, compagnie de création and the Borderline Festival, within Lille 2004 Cultural Capital of Europe.

Artistic collaboration and video production: Stéphanie Jasmin

Music: Denis Gougeon

Sound design: Nancy Tobin

Costumes: Daniel Fortin

Lighting: Stéphane Jolicoeur.

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