Long one-act monologue by Larry Tremblay, premiered at Théâtre d'Aujourd'hui, May 1995, as part of the Festival de Théâtre des Amériques (now
The Dragonfly of Chicoutimi is an odd but fascinating play about a francophone man who begins to speak after years of silence. However, now he speaks in English, but through the filter of a francophone mind. Why? "...what I'm looking for in life is to keep in touch..." he says at the play's beginning.
A flood of poetic words follows, laden with images of intense violence mixed with potent homo-eroticism.
Gaetan Charlesbois (Additional information provided by Christopher Hoile)
Last updated 2010-02-03