Mister Linh flees his war-ravaged country in search of a better future for his granddaughter. Mister Linh doesn’t feel at home in the foreign land where he finds himself, until one day he meets mister Bark.
Mister Bark talks mainly about his wife who died recently. Mister Linh doesn’t understand him but he listens, his little girl on his lap. They meet on the same bench in the park every day until one day everything changes...
Based on a novella by Philippe Claudel La petite fille de monsieur Linh is a moving story about a man who has to flee his country with the little he has left.
Lluís Homar does the show as a monologue. Because Homar is alone on stage and performs all of the roles – the narrator, Mr Linh and Mr Bark – it gains a special flavour, atmosphere and significance. It becomes a show about the power of the imagination and of portrayal.
Lluís Homar tells the story with all of the means available to him: dramatic action, words, images, music, sound, projections….But at the same time it is also a show about loneliness, about the longing to communicate with others – and not in the last place, with the audience. Are we in the head of the narrator? Are Mr Linh and Mr Bark voices in his head? Is telling the story his way of coping with trauma?
The Catalan version is a coproduction with Bito Productions / Temporada Alta Festival Girona (ES) and Teatre Lliure Barcelona (ES).
Diederik De Cock
Tim Van Steenbergen
Temporada Alta (Girona)
Teatre Lliure (Barcelona)
Saturday 29 February 2020 — 19U30 — Auditori de Manacor, Manacor
Sunday 1 March 2020 — 18U30 — Auditori de Manacor, Manacor
Saturday 14 March 2020 — Teatre Auditori de Granollers, Granollers
Saturday 21 March 2020 — 21U30 — Teatre Auditori de Llinars, Llinars del Va
Saturday 28 March 2020 — Teatre Principal de Maó, Maó
Thursday 6 December 2018 — Temporada Alta, Girona
Friday 7 December 2018 — Temporada Alta, Girona
Saturday 8 December 2018 — Temporada Alta, Girona
Thursday 13 December 2018 — Teatre Lliure, Barcelona
Friday 14 December 2018 — Teatre Lliure, Barcelona
Saturday 15 December 2018 — Teatre Lliure, Barcelona
Sunday 16 December 2018 — Teatre Lliure, Barcelona
Wednesday 19 December 2018 — Teatre Lliure, Barcelona
Thursday 20 December 2018 — Teatre Lliure, Barcelona
Friday 21 December 2018 — Teatre Lliure, Barcelona
Saturday 22 December 2018 — Teatre Lliure, Barcelona
Sunday 23 December 2018 — Teatre Lliure, Barcelona
Wednesday 26 December 2018 — Teatre Lliure, Barcelona
Thursday 27 December 2018 — Teatre Lliure, Barcelona
Friday 28 December 2018 — Teatre Lliure, Barcelona
Saturday 29 December 2018 — Teatre Lliure, Barcelona
Sunday 30 December 2018 — Teatre Lliure, Barcelona
Saturday 25 January 2020 — 20U30 — Teatre Zorrilla de Badalona, Badalona
Sunday 26 January 2020 — 18U00 — Teatre Principal de Castelló, Castelló de la Plana
Friday 31 January 2020 — 21U00 — Teatre-Auditori Sant Cugat, Sant Cugat del Vallès
Saturday 1 February 2020 — 20U00 — Teatre Joventut de L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat
Sunday 2 February 2020 — 18U00 — L’Atlàntida de Vic, Vich
Saturday 8 February 2020 — 20U30 — Kursaal de Manresa, Manresa
Saturday 15 February 2020 — 21U00 — Atrium de Viladecans, Viladecans
After the creation in September 2017 of Monsieur Linh and his child with Koen De Sutter, and in March 2018 of the French version, La petite fille de monsieur Linh with Jérôme Kircher as Mr. Linh, Guy Cassiers launched two international re-creations of this production in the 2018-2019 season: in English with actor Jules Werner and in Catalan and Spanish with actor LLuis Homar.
The Catalan version could already be seen in Girona and Barcelona in 2018, and is now going on an extensive tour in Spain!
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