Harwan, a 30-year-old student from Montreal who is to soon defend his thesis, finds himself locked inside one of the rooms in the Hermitage in St. Petersburg over night after a series of wholly trivial occurrences. The night will last more than 2000 years and, without him having been able to anticipate it for even a second, will lead him back to his mother tongue that, concealed under deep layers, appears long forgotten.Seuls
is a part of Wajdi Mouawads
cycle of creation named Domestique.
In this, Mouawad explores new practice and narrative and sketches an extensive family cartography. Commencing with the monologues Seuls
, as well as the duo Frères,
the cycle is to be completed in the coming years withmother and father. From various perspectives, a complex reality will be described. The grand story of a family perceived through the prism of the inner self.