Strawberries in January


ISBN: 9781854599544
Author: By Evelyne de la Chenelière Translated by Rona Munro
Publication Date: 10/08/2006
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Extent: 64pp.
Availability: Available


A biting, heart-warming comedy of love and fate in contemporary Montréal, in a version by Rona Munro.

Strawberries in January is a version by Rona Munro of Evelyne de la Chenelière’s 1999 play Des Fraises en Janvier, Winner of the Québec Academy of Theatre’s award for Best Original Play of 2000. The play is a romantic comedy about four romantically challenged singletons who stumble through contemporary Montréal in search of love.

Rona Munro’s version was first performed in August 2006 at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, in a co-production with Paines Plough as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

‘makes delightful use of the traditional rom-com formula to consider more thoughtful questions about… how real life seldom lives up to the movies… a very clever little show which operates on two levels: light and fluffy on the surface and hard as glass underneath’

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