(l-r) Valérie Laroche - Lola (photo by: Vincent Champoux)
by Isabelle-Ann Charlebois
The Nazis have been ordered to burn them as psychoanalysis is considered to be a “Jewish science”.
The play takes place in Vienna, Austria at the end the 1930’s just before the second World War. The soldiers comb the streets to keep things "orderly" but mostly because they are in search of Freud’s writings. The Nazis, presented as buffoons, have been ordered to burn them as psychoanalysis is considered to be a “Jewish science”. Misunderstandings about sexuality fill the rest of the play.
However, I can’t wait to see the next Trident season, beginning with actor Marc Labrèche in Les Aiguilles et l’opium by Robert Lepage...promising.