Le portrait gooble

After the death of their father, a brother and sister find themselves in a competition to find out who is the better painter. Over the course of the various events, the competition intensifies and soon their emotions are thrown into turmoil. Will Lydia and Denver be able to put their rivalry aside before another misfortune befalls their family? Le portrait Gooble is a story about fraternity, paintbrushes and ghosts, which colourfully examines the respect of personal differences.

Awards and nominations


Awards (Category: Theatre for Young Audiences)

Outstanding Production : Théâtre la Seizième
Outstanding Artistic Creation : Rachel Peake
Outstanding Performance : Vincent Forcier

Special award

Johhn Moffat & Larry Lillo Award: Craig Holzschuh

Nominations (Category: Theatre for Young Audiences)

Outstanding Design : Drew Facey


Production Théâtre la Seizième
Text Jon Lachlan Stewart
Translation Lyne Barnabé
Direction Rachel Peake
Cast Georgina Beaty, Vincent Forcier, Émilie Leclerc & the voice of Joey Lespérance
Production Team Drew Facey, Patrick Pennefather, Susan Miyagishima


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