Saturday, October 06, 2007

The Carpenter at The Centaur Theatre

Directions to the Centaur Theatre:
453 St François-XavierOld Montreal
Directions from METRO: Place D'Armes Metro Station
Take St-Urbain exit. Once outside turn right (south) towards the Notre-Dame Basilica. Walk up 2 blocks to Notre Dame Street.On Notre-Dame street turn right.Walk 1 block to St François-Xavier and turn left. The Centaur Theatre is on the left hand side.
From AUTOROUTE VILLE MARIE: Take Berri/St-Laurent Exit. Stay Left - Turn Left on Rue Viger. Left on St-UrbainRight on St-Paul. Right on St François-Xavier. The Centaur Theatre is on the East side.
From DOWNTOWN: Take St-Jacques going East. Right on Peel St. (at Dow Planetarium). Left on Notre Dame. Continue until Notre Dame Basilica. Turn Right on St-Sulpice. Right on St-Paul. Right on St François-Xavier. Centaur Theatre is on the East side.

Before you go to the theatre, watch this video about the play The Carpenter and read this introduction from Centaur's website.

Assignment: The Rosato family faced a number of challenges when they immigrated to Montreal in the late 1950's. Describe their experience and the evolution of the family and then compare it to issues facing immigrants to Montreal today. You may want to mention some of the themes portrayed in the play such as the importance of family; the effects of aging, memory loss and failing health; sibling rivalry; and the long-term ramifications of war.


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