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Canadian premiere of Paul Wilson’s new translation of Vaclav Havel’s The Memo

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Thought For Food is proud to present the Canadian premiere of Paul Wilson’s new translation of Vaclav Havel’s The Memo. This hilarious satire of office life is also an incisive examination of politics and bureaucracy.

The Memo will be performed at Unit 102 Theatre, 376 Dufferin Street, Toronto from April 23, 2014 - May 10, 2014.

Thought For Food is proud to present the Canadian premiere of Paul Wilson’s new translation of Vaclav Havel’s The Memo. This hilarious satire of office life is also an incisive examination of politics and bureaucracy.

The Memo is a parody of bureaucratic banality instantly recognizable to anyone who has ever dealt with a large organization. Full of absurd characters, ridiculous situations and an undercurrent of political satire, this intellectual comedy will make you laugh – just before it makes you think.

Vaclav Havel was one of the twentieth century’s leading playwrights as well as being an accomplished statesman (President of the Czech Republic, Member of the Order of Canada) and The Memo is a masterpiece of absurdism. With this fresh new edition by Governor General Award-winning translator, Paul Wilson, Thought For Food explores the terrifying, comical parallels between Communist Czechoslovakia and modern-day Canada.

More info avaiable on Thought for Food web page.