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Thursday, August 21, 2008

Fundraiser for Life is a Dream, Scapegoat Carnival- Sept. 10

Scapegoat Carnivale Theatre presents


its upcoming production of

Life is a Dream

By Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Directed by Alison Darcy

Wednesday, September 10

Scapegoat Carnivale Theatre is hosting a fundraiser for their latest production, Pedro Calderon de la Barca's classic 17th century Spanish play,

Life is a Dream, to be presented from October 22nd to Nov1st as part of Centaur Theatre's Brave New Looks initiative.

This intimate hour-long evening will feature an exciting dramatic reading of scenes from the play, as well as an engaging talk about the play and the world of Baroque Spain by Dr. Jesˆ†s Pˆ©rez-Magallˆ„n, Chair of the Department of Hispanic Studies at McGill University. There will also be an exclusive Q&A session with director Alison Darcy, who will discuss her creative vision for the play.

Dr. Pˆ©rez-Magallˆ„n teaches courses ranging from the Renaissance and Baroque to contemporary Spanish culture. He is currently conducting research on the issue of conflicting identities in the Hispanic Baroque. He will be speaking about the historical background of Life is a Dream and the play's significance in the history of Spanish theatre.

This dramatic evening will take place at:

Centre Greene

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

8:00 PM

1090 Greene Avenue

Tickets $20.00

Available at the door or (514) 272-9447,

All proceeds go towards the production of Life is a Dream

refreshments to follow

For more information, please contact: Scapegoat Carnivale Theatre at (514) 272-9447 or

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