Friday,December 13, 201910 a.m.
Saturday,December 14, 201911 a.m.
Saturday,December 14, 20193 p.m.

Maison internationale des arts de la marionnette
30 Saint-Just Avenue
Montréal (Québec) H2V 1X8

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Le Théâtre de Deux Mains (Montréal)

All audiences, 4 years +

A: $20 E: $16 R: $18 

Groups of 10 or more: $14

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A: adults | R: discount *
* Discount price for members of the Association québécoise des marionnettistes (AQM—the Québec puppeteer association), students and seniors 65 +.

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A young sculptor returns to his workshop after a long absence. Everything is covered with white cloth: his tools, his unfinished works and the dozens of puppets that need to be delivered that night to an old man. But for some strange reason, the puppets don’t seem to recognize this mysterious old fellow with whom they are supposed to fly away. Using the various objects at hand, the sculptor tells the story of Nicholas, a kindly spirit who protected the children in his village.

This fable, based on the legends of Saint Nicolas and Santa Claus, recounts this character’s journey over many years and across continents. Three legends – the three girls and the bags of gold, the three little boys and the butcher, and the red-nosed reindeer – come together to form a single story.

Running time: 55 minutes
Techniques: Rod Puppets and Object Theatre



Théâtre de Deux Mains is an artists’ collective founded in 2001, centred around the work of director and puppeteer Louis-Philippe Paulhus. This collective creates puppet theatre, performed solo, for audiences of all ages. The company has toured in Québec, Canada, the United States, Mexico and Spain.


Story, Stage Direction and Performance: Louis-Philippe Paulhus
Scenography and Puppets: Marie-Pierre Simard
Music: Paul Kunigis
Lighting: Nancy Longchamp
Costume: Zoé Dionne
Set Building: Joël Chabot
Dramaturgy Advisor: Dominic Anctil