The Jennifer Tremblay Trilogy
This Summer Stellar Quines present the full trilogy of plays by acclaimed Quebecois writer Jennifer Tremblay at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015. This is the first time the trilogy will have been performed in English in the UK. Each play is a story in its own right; together they form a powerful piece of theatre. Set in Quebec they follow a woman’s journey of discovery about her past.
A woman struggles to adjust to an isolated new life and and a troubled marriage. Her growing obsession with lists and a favour asked by a friend leads to tragic consequences. (more)
- Scotsman Fringe First 2012
- Herald Angel Award 2012
- Best Production 2012/13 Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland
Nothing can stop the carousel. A woman is on an emotional journey into her past. Can she reconcile herself with her discoveries? (more)
- Scotsman Fringe First winner 2014
- Nominated for a Flying Artichoke Award
A woman struggles to fulfill her dying mother’s last wish – to see the son that was torn from her at a young age. Will she find him in time? Will her journey end in redemption?
Running time for each show is approx 1 hour.
Access Performances: there will be a BSL Interpreted performance of The List on 28 August at 12.20pm, The Carousel on 29 August at 12.20pm and The Deliverance on 29 August at 2pm. The BSL Interpreter is Yvonne Waddell.
John Byrne Interview
"The voices of three generations – grandmother, mother and daughter – are given breath in this poignant and emotional story by stellar actor, Maureen Beattie.
"a stunning turn from Maureen Beattie
"this stellar piece of theatre is outstanding and entirely captivating, and should be right at the top of everybody’s list."
"Maureen Beattie [gives a] mesmerizing and thrillingly unforgiving performance as a woman who cannot forgive herself
transcends the ordinary
one of the 2015 Fringe highlights.
Beattie’s performance is again remarkable
A veritable Tour de Force
draws us into the woman’s emotional journey
a powerful hour.
a visceral stomach-punch of a play
a blistering performance
a gently stunning production.
Trilogy’s Trio of Fringe Firsts
- May 3, 2018Maureen Beattie is appointed President of Equity
- August 26, 2015The ultimate #tremblaytrilogy playlist
- August 26, 2015Maureen wins The Stage Award for Acting Excellence
- August 19, 2015Jennifer Tremblay Trilogy 4**** and 5***** star reviews from Edinburgh Evening News
- August 19, 2015#tremblaytrilogy FAQs
- August 16, 2015What people are saying about The Jennifer Tremblay Trilogy…
- August 16, 2015#tremblaytrilogy Media Round up
- August 15, 2015First trilogy of Scotsman Fringe Firsts for the Fringe
- August 14, 2015The Scotsman Fringe First Trilogy Hat trick!
- August 5, 2015Hot off the press…
- August 5, 2015Notes on the Trilogy by Jennifer Tremblay
- August 4, 2015BSL signed performances of The Jennifer Tremblay Trilogy at Assembly Roxy