In 1971, Carmen returns home to convince Manon, her sister, to end ten years of mourning the death of their parents. Past and present intermingle as the two daughters struggle to reconcile their visions of the past, and the parents, Marie-Lou and Léopold, enact the events preceding their fatal car crash.
During his career Tremblay has received more than sixty prizes, citations, and honours, including nine Chalmers Awards and five Prix du grand public, presented during Montreal’s annual book fair, Salon du livre. Tremblay has also received six honorary doctorates. His plays have been produced in over 22 languages including Yiddish, Haitian Creole, Dutch, Lithuanian, Hindi and Japanese.
Forever Yours, Marie-Lou was first produced at Tarragon in November 1972.