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Marc Béland (right) in the title role of Caligula by Albert Camus, NCT, 1993. Also on the photo: Jean Petitclerc.

Title: Caligula

Playwright: Albert Camus

Production: Nouvelle Compagnie Théâtrale, 1992-1993 season

Director: Brigitte Haentjens

Set design: Stéphane Roy

Costumes: Ginette Noiseux

Lighting: Michel Beaulieu

Music: Claire Gignac.

Seeing French Theatre in Canada

From east to west: companies, theatres, venues, festivals

    Keep an eye on the theatre programming in your area.

    No matter where you live in Canada you can find companies that present plays in French. Various events take place in different regions of the country and in this section you will find a list of suggested companies, venues, and festivals to attend. We invite you to have a look at their programs and enjoy the show!

Quebec and French-Canadian theatre artists

Video interviews


On these pages we list the titles of books, articles, films, documentaries, or websites for those who would like to know more about the artists or subjects presented. Most of the books are available in bookstores; while some editions are no longer in print, many libraries will have copies. You will find the films in specialty video stores or in some municipal libraries that have film collections. It is possible to buy, rent, or borrow films from the National Film Board (NFB) through its partner libraries. You will find the list of these libraries on the following website: