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LPG Drama Backlist Catalogue: 2015

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Heavens
By (author): Wajdi Mouawad Translated by: Linda Gaboriau
9781770911536 Paperback, Trade English General Trade DRAMA / Canadian Nov 15, 2013
$18.95 CAD
Active 5.13 x 7.63 x 0.3 in 160 pages FSC certified – mixed sources 0 Playwrights Canada Press
Isolated in a secret location, an international team of intelligence personnel are given the task of intercepting and decoding cryptic messages from terrorists. The sudden and unexplained suicide of one of the case’s key agents forces the team to probe into their colleague’s life in hopes of discovering what he knew, and stopping the attack before it’s too late.

Wajdi Mouawad was born in Lebanon in 1968. Mouawad fled the war-torn country with his family; they lived in Paris for a few years, then settled in Montreal. In 1991, shortly after graduating from the National Theatre School, he embarked on a career as an actor, writer, director, and producer. In all his work, from his own plays—a dozen so far, includingJournée de noces chez les Cromagnons (Wedding Day at the Cro-Magnons’), Littoral (Tideline), andIncendies (Scorched- which served as the basis for the Academy Award nominated film Incendies)—Wajdi Mouawad is guided by the central notion that “all art bears witness to human existence through the prism of beauty.” From 2000–2004 he was the artistic director of Montreal’s Théâtre de Quat’Sous; in 2005 he founded two companies specializing in the development of new work: Abé carré cé carré in Canada (with Emmanuel Schwartz), and Au carré de l’hypoténuse in France. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honours for his writing and directing, including the 2000 Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama (Littoral), the 2002 Chevalier de l’Ordre National des Arts et des Lettres (France) and the 2004 Prix de la Francophonie. He is currently Artistic Director of the National Arts Centre French Theatre.

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