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Combining music and science, Mr. Z turns his piano into a machine in a bid to connect with Beethoven. But a mouse hiding in the instrument derails the experiment, taking Mr. Z on a fantastic journey on “the wings of music”. Fleeing from Death on his “mobile piano”, he crashes into a planet where two strange characters, Jo les machines and the hideous Croquenotes live. While everything seems to be turning into a real nightmare, the little mouse proves to be more useful than it would have seemed at first.
Inspired by the wonders of science, virtuoso handyman Joël da Silva delivers a performance at the crossroads of music, puppetry, shadows and object theatre. On his piano, he performs a score full of humour and candour, where great minds and small mice meet.
Running Time: 60 minutes
Techniques: Puppets, Music, Object Theatre and Shadows
Since 1999, under the direction of Joël da Silva, Théâtre Magasin has approached playwriting like a handicraft project, where words, music and objects come together to create a whole. The company’s writing style and performance framework vary greatly from one show to the next. Le Temps des muffins, a culinary fantasy for a solo actor, was presented at the 2010 Festival de Casteliers.
Story and Scenography: Joël da Silva
Stage Direction: Marc-André Roy and Joël da Silva
Puppets: Joël da Silva, Claude Rodrigue, Isabel Chrétien, Sandra Turgeon and Jean Cummings
Music: Joël da Silva, Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Schubert
Lighting: Nancy Bussières
Piano: Christian Hamel
Piano and Column Patina: Richard Morin
Wardrobe: Violette Guerlotté
Other contributors: Carl Vincent and Sophie Deslauriers
Performers: Joël da Silva and Martine Pype-Rondeau