By Pierre de Marivaux, translated and adapted by Nicolas Billon, directed by Matthew Jocelyn. Canadian Stage/Centaur Theatre, Bluma Appel Theatre, Toronto. April. The Centaur Theatre Company presents a French classic, The Game of Love and Chance, by Marivaux, running from March 6 - April 1, 2012. Video by Allen McInnis.
Game of Love & Chance. Game of Love & Chance. Comedy. Additional Credits.
Translated from Le Jeu de l’Amour et du Hasard by Pierre de Marivaux. Synopsis. Fate is so strange! Neither of these men is in his right place! Silvia, a young and headstrong noble woman, is to be married to Dorante, whom she’s never met. Silvia switches places with her servant, in the hope that she’ll be able to observer the young man’s true character.
But unbeknownst to her, Dorante has hatched the same plan! When sparks fly between the two “servants”, social norms are put to the test. Reviews div. slide" >. Once in a while a modern adaptation of an old text comes along that is both fresh and classic, and Centaur Theatre’s production of The Game of Love and Chance manages to be just that. Nicolas Billon] succeeds at maintaining the playful wit of Marivaux’s words while making the language modern and accessible (and of course, English).”– Chris Lane, The Charlebois Post 2. T1. 6: 2. 2: 1. 0+0.
This is a photograph taken at Second Chances first Fun Day. Centaur is the pride and joy of Mark and Christopher: here they have won the prize for the best-behaved. While brooding during seventh year after the Battle for Hogwarts, Hermione Granger finds love and romance with Firenze the Centaur. Heavy adult scenes, smut, lemon. Game of Love & Chance. Comedy. 95 Minutes; 4 M; 2 F; Additional Credits. and Centaur Theatre’s production of The Game of Love and Chance manages to be just that.
Chris Lane, The Charlebois Post http: //www. Nicolas Billon has done a masterful job translating and adapting the piece.
The language is accessible enough to sound familiar but still theatrical enough that we know the piece has a long history.”– Sam Mooney, Mooney on Theatre 2. T1. 6: 2. 3: 5. 0+0. Sam Mooney, Mooney on Theatre http: //www. Hilariously] exaggerated movements, inventive staging and a snappy new translation by Nicolas Billon keep this chestnut feeling dynamic.”– Jordan Bimm, NOW Magazine 2. T1. 6: 2. 4: 3. 6+0. Jordan Bimm, NOW Magazine http: //www. Nicolas Billon’s translation/adaptation is a clever, succinct update of this 1.
Pat Donnelly, The Gazette 2. T1. 6: 2. 5: 0. 8+0. Pat Donnelly, The Gazette http: //www. Production History. Canadian Stage Company — Toronto, CANADA2. Centaur Theatre — Montréal, CANADAProduction Posters.