L’Enfant et les sortilèges

from Ravel

Bolstered by huge community success at the Théâtre Paradoxe in February 2023, Ravel’s L’Enfant et les sortilèges, an opera for the whole family, now takes the stage at Théâtre Maisonneuve. Sylvain Scott stage-directs resident artists of the Atelier lyrique who perform with the Orchestre de l’Agora conducted by Nicolas Ellis. This performance will be preceded by the premiere of Le Phare by Laurence Jobidon and Maria Reva. It relates the story of a lonely lighthouse which, after turning off its beam to attract boats to its rocky base, is faced with unforeseen consequences. A production of Opéra de Montréal, in collaboration with Orchestre de l’Agora.

February 6 and 8, 2025 – 7:30 P.M.

February 8 and 9, 2025 – 2 P.M.


Billetterie – Admission générale

Place des Arts


260 Blvd. De Maisonneuve Ouest
2nd floor
Montréal, QC H2X 1Y9


French (Subtitles: French and English)


Sylvain Scott

Stage Director

Since graduating from the Professional Theatre School at Collège Lionel-Groulx in 1988, Sylvain has distinguished himself as an actor, singer, director, and composer. He is also the co-founder and co-artistic director of Théâtre Le Clou, a creative company whose performances are aimed at both youth and adult audiences in Quebec and Europe. Among others, he has directed for the company the productions of Faire crier les murs, Le chant du Koï, and l’Océantume. The productions Je suis William and Le Scriptarium 2019 won the Critics’ Award in the Best Youth Production-Montreal category.

On stage, he has been seen in La Métamorphose at Théâtre Denise-Pelletier in the fall of ’21 in a production directed by Claude Poissant, in L’Homme de la Mancha at the Rideau Vert Theater in 2019 under the direction of René-Richard Cyr, in the revival of La fête sauvage a production of the Théâtre de Quat’sous, also in 2012 – Revue et corrigée and Un violon sur le toit (Rideau Vert Theater), Les Parapluies de Cherbourg, Frères de sang (Libretto Productions), La bonne âme du Sé-Tchouan, Antoine et Cléopâtre, Jeanne Dark, L’Opéra de Quat’sous and Le Misanthrope (Théâtre du Nouveau Monde), Footloose, La mélodie du bonheur and Hairspray (Just for Laughs) and in English in Prom Queen-the musical (Segal Centre). In the summer of 2022, he was part of the cast of the musical comedy Rock of Ages. Last May, with the graduating students in musical theater from Collège Lionel-Groulx, he directed CORDÉLIA, a musical work for which he wrote the lyrics and book. He is currently preparing the direction of NEWTON, a new musical theater creation that will be presented in the summer of 2023 at the Théâtre de la Marjolaine in Eastman.

Nicolas Gilbert


Wlad Marhulets


Ian Cusson


Nicolas Ellis


Lucie St-Martin

The Child

Chelsea Kolić

The Shepherdess

Mikelis Rogers

The Grandfather Clock/The Male Cat

Angelo Moretti

The Teapot/The Arithmetic/The Frog

Sophie Naubert

The Fire/The Bat/Boat 1

Ian Sabourin

A Father/Boat 2

Ilanna Starr

The Cat/The Squirrel

Jamal Al Titi (The Chair / The Tree / The Lighthouse)
Camila Montefusco (Mother)
Justine Ledoux (The Cup / The Dragonfly)
Bridget Esler (The Shepherdess / The Nightingale / The Owl)
Scenography: Sylvain Scott
Costumes: Marc Sénécal
Lighting: Alexandre Pilon Guay
Makeup and hair: Justine Denoncourt-Bélanger

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