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Michel Tremblay in France, Part 2

Michel Tremblay exploded on to the stage in 1968 with his highly acclaimed and controversial play Les Belles-soeurs. His brutally honest portrayal of the Montreal working class revolutionized Quebec theatre. Writing in a street dialect called joual, Tremblay's beautifully flawed characters resonated beyond borders and languages. His works have been translated and performed in more than 20 countries, making him one of Canada's most prolific writers.

The second part of CBC's Laurier LaPierre interview with Michel Tremblay.
Medium: Radio
Program: Judy
Broadcast Date: March 5, 1976
Guest(s): Michel Tremblay

Reporter: Laurier LaPierre
Duration: 13:22

Last updated: May 27, 2013

Page consulted on December 5, 2013

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