In 1909 Samara, Russia, Alexe Popova confessed to killing over 300 men, all known for abusing their wives and children. She liberated the women of her community and fought the War on Women in her own way, with a little lethal poison. Come “try” her for yourself at Maison des Reves! Through seven characters and a narrator, Talie Melnyk tells this unique true crime story.
“Talie Melnyk does an impressive job of portraying Popova and a host of other characters.” Elizabeth Withey, Edmonton Journal
“Talie Melnyk’s performance is lethal!” Doug Bale, Donald’s Dish
“Gritty, saddening, inspiring.” Jeff Preston, Theatre in London (Canada)
“I thoroughly enjoyed this empowering performance piece.” Mark Savitt, Hi Drama
“Maison des Reves is priceless subject matter.” Julie Congress, NY Theatre
Maison des Reves was previously nominated for 3 Planet Connections Awards in May 2014 including:
Outstanding Solo Show, Outstanding Costume Design & Outstanding Sound Design