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Penobscot Theatre Company


April 2021

Penobscot Theatre Company-“Je Ne Suis Pas Evangeline”

April 22 @ 12:01 am - May 9 @ 11:59 pm

"To close out Penobscot Theatre Company’s Main Course series, PTC has commissioned Atlanta-based theatre company, Théâtre du Rêve to create a film that brings the stories of Acadian and other Francophone women to life through the lens of Maine poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s epic poem, Evangeline, a Tale of Acadie. Written in 1847, the poem gave Acadians the dignity of a narrative for their traumatic displacement and genocide at the hands of the British in 1755. While Evangeline was an instant hit, the central romantic…

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