Winnipeg Free Press – PRINT EDITION
Theatre Projects announces lineup for 23rd season
By: Staff Writer
Posted: 08/29/2012 1:00 AM
BASHIR Lazhar, the Quebec play that was adapted into the film Monsieur Lazhar and was nominated for a 2012 Academy Award, will be staged by Theatre Projects Manitoba in March as part of its 23rd season,.
Written by Evelyne de la Chenelière, Bashir Lazhar (March 14-24) explores living with the effects of violence. The title character in the English translation by Morwyn Brebner is an Algerian refugee and eager substitute teacher helping a traumatized middle-school class.