A personal, inspirational interview-style theatre piece with Marie Madeleine d’Houët, the foundress of the Sisters Faithful Companions of Jesus, that takes the audience on a journey through the life of a dynamic, brave woman of great faith and conviction. Based on a year’s research including a pilgrimage to France.
Watch Rooney and Punyi’s newest production and participate in a post-viewing chat with the playwright/performer on Sept 26, 7 pm (MST time; check your local time). Organized by St. Albert Cultivates The Arts Society.
This is a 2 part session.
- Part 1: Watch the 30 min film at your convenience
- Part 2: Attend the online live interview with the playwright/performer to learn about the process from being commissioned to research in France, to performing live, to filming the project.
By Maureen Rooney and Paul Punyi, of Rooney and Punyi Productions (recipients of the Mayor’s Lifetime Achievement in the Arts Award) – written and performed by Maureen Rooney with Paul Punyi as the interviewer and filming/lighting/editing by Wes Doyle. The film is available September-long with an exclusive actor interview on September 26.
This interview was commissioned as part of the celebrations of the bicentenary of the foundation of the Sisters Faithful Companions of Jesus (1820-2020). Follow our bicentenary celebrations on the Bicentenary News page and on social media #FCJ200.