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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20
by Audition Roundup on August 20, 2017 in Montreal

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 20, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Genre- and Gender-Bending VIC AND FLO SAW A BEAR Coming to Centaur Theatre Genre- and Gender-Bending VIC AND FLO SAW A BEAR Coming to Centaur Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Montreal

How often do you get a chance to see a genre and gender bending horror/love story about two queer women in a rocky romance? Vic and Flo saw a bear, translated and adapted for the stage from Denis Cote's award-winning 2013 film, will be running for two weeks this fall at Montreal's Centaur Theatre. (more...)
Arts Alive! Quebec Wakefield Set for Sept 8-10 Arts Alive! Quebec Wakefield Set for Sept 8-10
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Montreal

Arts Alive! Quebec (AAQ) partners with Theatre Wakefield's Ta Da! Festival  for a third exciting year to celebrate arts in the region, from September 8-10.   (more...)
Hudson Village Theatre to Remount LOUIS RIEL: A COMIC-STRIP STAGE PLAY Next Month Hudson Village Theatre to Remount LOUIS RIEL: A COMIC-STRIP STAGE PLAY Next Month
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Montreal

From September 6 to 10, the Hudson Village Theatre (HVT) remounts the 2016 production of RustWerk ReFinery's LOUIS RIEL: A Comic-Strip Stage Play. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 2017 in Montreal

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
BWW Previews: NAKED BOYS SINGING at Cabaret Café Cléopâtre BWW Previews: NAKED BOYS SINGING at Cabaret Café Cléopâtre
by Noelle Hannibal on August 11, 2017 in Montreal

Acts To Grind Theatre presents a Tim Evanicki & Davyn Ryall co-production, in association with Fierte Montreal Pride 2017, NAKED BOYS SINGING, written by Robert Schrock, Bruce Vilanch, Mark Winkle and created by Robert Schrock, opening 8/16 (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 2017 in Montreal

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS to Take Audiences on Classic Adventure at HVT AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS to Take Audiences on Classic Adventure at HVT
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Montreal

Hudson Village Theatre's (HVT's) third production of the summer, playing August 9 to 27, is Around the World in 80 Days, based on Jules Verne's acclaimed 1873 classic adventure. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 04, 2017 in Montreal

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! (more...)
Multi-Region Arts Festival ARTS ALIVE! QUÉBEC Continues- Huntingdon, Aug. 18 & 19 Multi-Region Arts Festival ARTS ALIVE! QUÉBEC Continues- Huntingdon, Aug. 18 & 19
by BWW News Desk on August 01, 2017 in Montreal

Arts Alive! Quebec (AAQ) is at the halfway mark with successful events held in Knowlton, Quebec City and Hudson during June and July. This year's Huntingdon events again showcase the artistic and cultural richness of this beautiful region.  Enjoy an irresistible program of dance, music, theatre, visual arts and workshops at Grove Hall, a new performing arts centre in an historic reclaimed church sitting on a lovely riverside campus, on Friday, August 18 and Saturday, August 19. (more...)
Kevin Hart, Jim Carey, Ali Wong, Trevor Noah Headline JUST FOR LAUGHS Kevin Hart, Jim Carey, Ali Wong, Trevor Noah Headline JUST FOR LAUGHS
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2017 in Montreal

The Just For Laughs Festival, presented by Videotron in association with Loto-Quebec, successfully upped the ante on hilarity with more artists and TV tapings than ever before, popping the cork over an astounding 42 sold-out shows. With a flood of television tapings, social media coverage, and international press, JFL experienced more worldwide exposure than ever before! JFL's name is synonymous with comedy. You can't turn your head without catching stand-up captured at the festival; major players include Netflix, HBO, The Comedy Network, CBC, Showtime, The CW, CNN, Hulu, CBS, Comedy Central, LOL, TruTV and countless other media outlets from across the globe. (more...)
Just For Laughs ComedyPRO Announces 2017 Pitch Competition Winners Just For Laughs ComedyPRO Announces 2017 Pitch Competition Winners
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2017 in Montreal

Two animated series caught the attention of the judges at the 2017 Just For Laughs pitch competition, this year composed of two separate programs - the CBC Comedy Originals Pitch Program and Stand Up 'N Pitch. In all, four projects were selected as part of this year's competition. (more...)
Laverne Cox Stands Up for Trans Rights at Just for Laughs Laverne Cox Stands Up for Trans Rights at Just for Laughs
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2017 in Montreal

This weekend's shining moment at the Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal was at the Laverne Cox Gala. The actress and activist kicked off the event by channeling her best Beyonce, strutting and dancing to 'Crazy in Love' with a split that received a roar of an applause from the audience.  (more...)
Jerry Seinfeld, Kevin Hart, Mike Birbiglia, and More Take the Stage at JUST FOR LAUGHS Jerry Seinfeld, Kevin Hart, Mike Birbiglia, and More Take the Stage at JUST FOR LAUGHS
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2017 in Montreal

It was a big day for the Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal, now with its 35th annual event in full swing.  (more...)
Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City! Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 28, 2017 in Montreal

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature West Side Story, Mamma Mia!, Something Rotten, and More! (more...)
Just For Laughs ComedyPRO 2017 to Put the Funny Front and Centre Just For Laughs ComedyPRO 2017 to Put the Funny Front and Centre
by BWW News Desk on July 26, 2017 in Montreal

Just For Laughs ComedyPRO, the leading event of the comedy industry, has expanded its programming for 2017 with the addition of more high profile cast and industry panels that put the business of funny front and centre. Now in its tenth year, Just For Laughs ComedyPRO is the de facto event for the industry, bringing together top talent and executives for four days of networking and deal-making. (more...)
BWW Review: WHAT'S IN A NAME? at The Segal Centre Of Performing Arts BWW Review: WHAT'S IN A NAME? at The Segal Centre Of Performing Arts
by Maggie Owen on July 21, 2017 in Montreal

What's in a Name? at the Segal Centre of Performing Arts is a summer delight! Verbal sparring, hilarious banter and touching moments will have you captivated! You do not want to miss this highly entertaining play! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 21, 2017 in Montreal

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Newsies, Mamma Mia, and More! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 14, 2017 in Montreal

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, PIPPIN, and more! (more...)
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS to Take Audiences on Classic Adventure at HVT AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS to Take Audiences on Classic Adventure at HVT
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2017 in Montreal

Hudson Village Theatre's (HVT's) third production of the summer, playing August 9 to 27, is Around the World in 80 Days, based on Jules Verne's acclaimed 1873 classic adventure. (more...)
Juste Pour Rire Extends the Magic with 10 Additional Shows! Juste Pour Rire Extends the Magic with 10 Additional Shows!
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2017 in Montreal

Due to popular demand, Reveurs Definitifs will add 10 shows starting next week as part of Festival Juste pour rire presented by Videotron in collaboration with Loto-Quebec. Tickets to matinee shows at 4:00pm on July 15, 20, 21 & 22 and evening shows at 8:00pm from July 17 to 22 at Theatre St-Denis are on sale now at hahaha.com (more...)
Jay Baruchel and Jeremy Garelick To Helm JFL/Thruline TELEVISION STAGED READINGS at Just For Laughs ComedyPRO Jay Baruchel and Jeremy Garelick To Helm JFL/Thruline TELEVISION STAGED READINGS at Just For Laughs ComedyPRO
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2017 in Montreal

Actor/writer/director Jay Baruchel (Goon, Goon: Last of the Enforcers, Man Seeking Woman) and writer/director Jeremy Garelick (The Wedding Ringer, The Break-Up) return to Just For Laughs ComedyPRO for a third year of JFL/Thruline Television Staged Readings. The duo will each helm an all-star cast of actors and comedians in a staged read through of one American and one Canadian script. The event takes place Thursday, July 27th at the Hyatt Regency Montreal during Just For Laughs ComedyPRO, the leading industry event of the comedy business.  (more...)
Just For Laughs ComedyPRO 2017 to Put the Funny Front and Centre Just For Laughs ComedyPRO 2017 to Put the Funny Front and Centre
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2017 in Montreal

Just For Laughs ComedyPRO, the leading event of the comedy industry, has expanded its programming for 2017 with the addition of more high profile cast and industry panels that put the business of funny front and centre. Now in its tenth year, Just For Laughs ComedyPRO is the de facto event for the industry, bringing together top talent and executives for four days of networking and deal-making. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/7 - BEAUTIFUL, LION KING, DISASTER, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/7 - BEAUTIFUL, LION KING, DISASTER, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 07, 2017 in Montreal

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BEAUTIFUL, THE LION KING, DISASTER, MY FAIR LADY, and more! (more...)
Hudson Announces ARTS ALIVE! QUEBEC 7/20-23 Hudson Announces ARTS ALIVE! QUEBEC 7/20-23
by BWW News Desk on July 05, 2017 in Montreal

Besides being an appealing tourist town, Hudson Quebec has a rich artistic history, from the flamboyant actress, Phoebe Nobbs Hyde, whose ancestral home is now the site of the Greenwood Centre for Living History, to the Hudson Village Theatre, the Hudson Film Society, the Hudson Players Club and more. One of Canada's first Fair Trade towns, things to see and do abound year round in this charming enclave, but especially in the summer months for the English-language Arts Network's Arts Alive! Quebec (AAQ). Programming details follow. (more...)