BAM presents Ex Machina's high-tech solo show created by and starring renowned director Robert Lepage about his childhood at 887 Murray Avenue, Quebec City, Canada. More…
Populated with miniature neighbors, family members, and the many stories embedded in rooms, walls, and windows, '887' constructs an evocative memory palace. As Lepage revisits his childhood home and other brilliantly reconfigured spaces from his past and present—among them his current Quebec City flat and the front seat of his father’s taxi—he unearths a life’s worth of memories, sifting through the things we can’t seem to recall and those we are unable to forget.
See it if You want to learn about late 20th Century French Canadian social issues.
Don't see it if Like me, you don't like one person shows that cannot transcend the inherent limitations of the form.