Michel Tremblay News

Montreal's Leading Independent Theatre Companies Launch 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The 2014-2015 season launch of some of Montreal's leading independent professional English theatre companies took place Monday afternoon. (more...)

Alan Menken's 'THE APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ,' THE GRADUATE & More Set for Segal Centre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Lisa Rubin, Artistic and Executive Director, and Paul Flicker, Artistic Producer, today announced the Segal Centre for Performing Arts' 2014-2015 Theatre Season, an ambitious seven-play offering brimming with incredible talent that will dazzle with new takes on beloved stories and premiere musicals. (more...)

BELLES SOEURS: THE MUSICAL to Debut in Montreal at the Segal Centre, Oct 19-Nov 9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Copa de Oro Productions and the Segal Centre for Performing Arts have secured the rights to the English-language adaptation of Belles-Soeurs, the Quebec musical sensation based on the play by Michel Tremblay. BELLES SŒURS: THE MUSICAL will premiere to Montreal audiences as part of the Segal Centre's 2014-2015 Season from October 19 - November 9, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Passion of Narcisse Mondoux
by Mary Alderson - Feb 03, 2014

1980: the times, they were a-changin'. But in The Passion of Narcisse Mondoux, poor old Narcisse is being pushed as he reluctantly keeps up with the changing times. Narcisse Mondoux and his long-time crush, Laurencienne Robichaud, are on stage together in this charming Quebecois play at London's Grand Theatre. This delightful two-hander stars Rod Beattie as Narcisse and Brigit Wilson as Laurencienne. Beattie, of course, is well-known for playing many parts in the Wingfield series, and Wilson has been on stage in Stratford and Blyth. (more...)

MANON, SANDRA AND THE VIRGIN MARY Plays Buddies in Bad Times Theatre thru Feb 2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Manon, Sandra and the Virgin Mary by Michel Tremblay will be directed by John Van Burek and stars Irene Poole and Richard McMillan at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. The show will run now through February 2, 2014. (more...)

Pleiades Theatre Stages MANON, SANDRA AND THE VIRGIN MARY, Now thru Feb 2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

Pleiades Theatre presents Manon, Sandra and the Virgin Mary by Michel Tremblay. Translated and directed by John Van Burek, this extraordinary work will be presented at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre from today, January 11 to February 2, 2014. It opens on Wednesday, January 15. (more...)

Canadian Opera Announces HADRIAN by Rufus Wainwright and Daniel MacIvor
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

Toronto – Alexander Neef, General Director of the Canadian Opera Company, today released details of the company's new opera commission, Hadrian, composed by internationally acclaimed Canadian-American singer, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright with libretto by award-winning Canadian actor, director and playwright Daniel MacIvor. Inspired by the Roman Emperor Hadrian and his love for Antinous, Hadrian is currently in development and is scheduled to open the COC's 2018/2019 mainstage season. (more...)

Pleiades Theatre presents Manon, Sandra and the Virgin Mary
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2013

Pleiades Theatre presents Manon, Sandra and the Virgin Mary by Michel Tremblay. Translated and directed by John Van Burek, this extraordinary work will be presented at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre from January 11 to February 2, 2014. It opens on Wednesday, January 15. (more...)

Pleiades Theatre to Stage MANON, SANDRA AND THE VIRGIN MARY, Jan 11-Feb 2, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

Pleiades Theatre presents Manon, Sandra and the Virgin Mary by Michel Tremblay. Translated and directed by John Van Burek, this extraordinary work will be presented at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre from January 11 to February 2, 2014. It opens on Wednesday, January 15. (more...)

LES BELLES SOEURS to Play Fells Point Corner Theatre, 3/8-4/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 06, 2013

Fells Point Corner Theatre presents Les Belles Soeurs (The sisters in Law) by Michel Tremblay, directed by Richard Barber. (more...)

Ugly 'Beautiful Sisters' -- Les Belles Soeurs
by Daniel Collins - Mar 18, 2013

Germaine has won a million S&H stamps. Her sisters and her neighbors rally to help her paste them into booklets...when they're not stuffing them in their purses. It's greed, hypocrisy, and a flurry of back-and-front stabbing comments in Michel Tremblay's 'Les Belles Soeurs' (The Sisters-in-Law) now at the Fells Point Corner Theatre in Baltimore City. (more...)

LES BELLES SOEURS Plays Fells Point Corner Theatre, Now thru 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 08, 2013

Fells Point Corner Theatre presents Les Belles Soeurs (The sisters in Law) by Michel Tremblay, directed by Richard Barber. (more...)

LES BELLES SOEURS to Play Fells Point Corner Theatre, 3/8-4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2013

Fells Point Corner Theatre presents Les Belles Soeurs (The sisters in Law) by Michel Tremblay, directed by Richard Barber. (more...)

Fells Point Corner Theatre Presents Les Belles Soeurs, 3/8-4/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

This rarely performed work by Canadian playwright, Michel Tremblay, is directed by Richard Barber, who has directed an eclectic list of plays at venues ranging from Minneapolis to Pittsburgh to Hangzhou, China. (more...)

LES BELLES SOEURS Comes to Fells Point Corner Theatre, 3/8-4/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

It's 1963 here in Fells Point, Hon! Come join the 'pasting party' when a greedy matriarch wins a million green stamps and enlists all of her neighbors to help. Gossip is shared, accusations are made, and a surprise visit from a long-lost sister threatens to expose more than the women's dirty laundry. (more...)

35 Writers Head to Goodspeed Musicals' First-Ever Musical Theatre Writers Colony
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2013

A total of 35 established and emerging writers, composers and lyricists will converge on the Goodspeed campus this month to participate in the first-ever Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing more than twenty new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration. (more...)

35 Writers Head to Goodspeed Musicals' First-Ever Musical Theatre Writers Colony, Beg. 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2013

A total of 35 established and emerging writers, composers and lyricists will converge on the Goodspeed campus this month to participate in the first-ever Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing more than twenty new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration. (more...)

University of Oklahoma Workshops Neil Bartram and Brian Hill's SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES, Oct 2012
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2012

Composer/lyricist Neil Bartram and book writer Brian Hill, Drama Desk Nominated authors of Broadway's The Story of My Life, will workshop their newest musical Something Wicked This Way Comes, adapted from the novel by Ray Bradbury, with the Weitzenhoffer School of Musical Theatre at the University of Oklahoma in October 2012. (more...)

University of Oklahoma Workshops SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES, 10/25 & 26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2012

Composer/lyricist Neil Bartram and book writer Brian Hill, Drama Desk Nominated authors of Broadway's The Story of My Life, will workshop their newest musical Something Wicked This Way Comes, adapted from the novel by Ray Bradbury, with the Weitzenhoffer School of Musical Theatre at the University of Oklahoma in October 2012. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lyceum and National Theatre of Scotland's THE GUID SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2012

The Lyceum Theatre Company, Scotland's largest producing theatre, collaborates with the National Theatre of Scotland for The Guid Sisters, from the original French Quèbecois Les Belles-Soeurs by Michel Tremblay, translated by Bill Findlay and Martin Bowman and directed by Serge Denoncourt. The show runs now through 13th October 2012 Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh. The Guid Sisters will transfer to the King's Theatre, Glasgow from 23-27 October 2012. Get a first look at the cast onstage in the photos below! (more...)

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