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BAD JEWS is Back by Popular Demand from November 8-26 at Segal Centre BAD JEWS is Back by Popular Demand from November 8-26 at Segal Centre
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in Montreal

The Segal Centre will welcome back the uproarious and thought provoking Bad Jews, written by Joshua Harmon and directed by Lisa Rubin. Having received critical and public acclaim when it premiered in Montreal in 2016, Bad Jews is returning to the Segal Studio from November 8 to November 26, 2017. (more...)
Massey Theatre to Present Renowned Montreal artist Dulcinea Langfelder 10/27 Massey Theatre to Present Renowned Montreal artist Dulcinea Langfelder 10/27
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in Montreal

The Massey Theatre is excited to present renowned Montreal artist Dulcinea Langfelder in her uplifting and inspiring work, Victoria, on Friday, Oct. 27th at 7:30pm and Sat. Oct. 28th at 2pm. (more...)
Holiday Pop-Up Book Fair 2017 Announced for November in Quebec Holiday Pop-Up Book Fair 2017 Announced for November in Quebec
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 2017 in Montreal

The Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec (AELAQ) & Quebec Writers' Federation (QWF) present Holiday Pop-Up Book Fair 2017 (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More!
by BWW Special on October 13, 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 ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! (more...)
BWW Review: PLAYING WITH FIRE: THE THEO FLEURY STORY at Centaur Theatre BWW Review: PLAYING WITH FIRE: THE THEO FLEURY STORY at Centaur Theatre
by Marilla Steuter-Martin on October 11, 2017 in Montreal

Much like the famous NHLer he plays onstage, you can tell actor Shaun Smyth is working hard from the moment he steps onto the ice. (more...)
New Company Labyrinth Stage Productions to Premiere QUEEN OF CHESED New Company Labyrinth Stage Productions to Premiere QUEEN OF CHESED
by BWW News Desk on October 11, 2017 in Montreal

A new independent theatre company, Labyrinth Stage Productions, comes into being with a world premiere play written by its two co-founders and playwrights, Claudia Litvak Polachek and Pearl Rothenberg. (more...)
MODERN RUIN Opens in Montreal This Month MODERN RUIN Opens in Montreal This Month
by BWW News Desk on October 06, 2017 in Montreal

Ottawa-born singer and composer Kyrie Kristmanson discovered the Trobairitz (women troubadours) of the 12th and 13th centuries while studying at La Sorbonne. While traveling off the beaten path in France, she discovered the practically disintegrated ruins of Medieval forts where there these educated and sophisticated women would have written their mostly lost works. Works that constitute the first autonomous artistic output made by women in the West. (more...)
BWW Interview: Trista Moldovan of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA TOUR at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place Des Arts BWW Interview: Trista Moldovan of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA TOUR at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place Des Arts
by Noelle Hannibal on October 05, 2017 in Montreal

Trista Moldovan has been part of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA for nearly 10 years, having played Christine in the 10,000th performance on Broadway as well as on tour. She is currently on tour with the show, this time playing Carlotta. The tour makes a stop in Montreal from October 4 - October 15, 2017 at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More!
by BWW Special on October 06, 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 HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! (more...)
HER SIDE OF THE STORY: REVISION TO RESIST Festival to Feature 25 Montreal Actors HER SIDE OF THE STORY: REVISION TO RESIST Festival to Feature 25 Montreal Actors
by BWW News Desk on October 04, 2017 in Montreal

From October 31 to November 5 at Centaur Theatre, Imago Theatre will present Her Side of the Story:Revision to Resist, a festival of performances, encounters and exchange around women who revision known narratives to reclaim Her Side of the Story from the footnotes. (more...)
Crossover Classical Tenor Mario Frangoulis Comes to Los Angeles, New York, and Montreal Crossover Classical Tenor Mario Frangoulis Comes to Los Angeles, New York, and Montreal
by BWW News Desk on October 03, 2017 in Montreal

Fresh off a summer tour in Europe, Mario Frangoulis announces an intimate North American tour in New York, Montr al, and Los Angeles, from November 6-11, 2017. Mario Frangoulis, the classical crossover tenor and powerhouse vocalist has sold over 1 million records worldwide and will present a varied repertoire of music highlighting his exceptional range and expression during his concert series, 'An Evening with Mario Frangoulis.' (more...)
SUCCESSIONS, THE 39 STEPS and More Set for Centaur Theatre's Season 49 Lineup SUCCESSIONS, THE 39 STEPS and More Set for Centaur Theatre's Season 49 Lineup
by BWW News Desk on October 03, 2017 in Montreal

A new line-up of plays and much more were revealed at Centaur Theatre's 49th season launch this afternoon. (more...)
Scapegoat Carnivale Theatre to Celebrate 10 Years with OEDIPUS PART ONE: ASSEMBLY Scapegoat Carnivale Theatre to Celebrate 10 Years with OEDIPUS PART ONE: ASSEMBLY
by BWW News Desk on October 02, 2017 in Montreal

Scapegoat Carnivale Theatre's Co-Artistic Directors Alison Darcy and Joseph Shragge are honoured to be invited to Centaur Theatre for a fourth Brave New Looks slot with Oedipus Part One: Assembly following their award-winning productions of Medea and The Bacchae. (more...)
2017-18 Royal Opera House Cinema Series, Featuring LA BOHEME, CARMEN, ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND and More, to Hit North American Cinemas 2017-18 Royal Opera House Cinema Series, Featuring LA BOHEME, CARMEN, ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND and More, to Hit North American Cinemas
by BWW News Desk on October 03, 2017 in Montreal

The Royal Opera House's 2017/2018 Cinema Series has announced dates and theatres throughout the United States and Canada for screenings of 12 titles, featuring the world's top ballet and opera stars. (more...)
NINA, C'EST AUTRE CHOSE Coming to La Chapelle This November NINA, C'EST AUTRE CHOSE Coming to La Chapelle This November
by BWW News Desk on September 28, 2017 in Montreal

Les songes turbulents will bring NINA, C'EST AUTRE CHOSE by Florent Siaud to La Chapelle, November 1 to 5, 2017 . (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/29 - BRIDGES, A CHORUS LINE, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/29 - BRIDGES, A CHORUS LINE, and More!
by BWW Special on September 29, 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 BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, A CHORUS LINE, and More! (more...)
Nominations Now Open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards! Nominations Now Open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards!
by BWW News Desk on October 02, 2017 in Montreal

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards! Regional productions, touring shows, community theatre and more are all included, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017. Our local editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through October 31. (more...)
An All-Canadian, All-Star Team Brings THE HOCKEY SWEATER to Center Stage An All-Canadian, All-Star Team Brings THE HOCKEY SWEATER to Center Stage
by BWW News Desk on September 27, 2017 in Montreal

Lace up your skates! The Segal Centre is proud to announce the cast and creative team of their upcoming world premiere, The Hockey Sweater: A Musical based on the short story by Roch Carrier. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More!
by BWW Special on September 22, 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 HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! (more...)
PLAYING WITH FIRE, THE THEO FLEURY STORY Opens Centaur's 49 Season PLAYING WITH FIRE, THE THEO FLEURY STORY Opens Centaur's 49 Season
by BWW News Desk on September 20, 2017 in Montreal

Centaur Theatre opens its 49th season with Playing With Fire: The Theo Fleury Story, an epic, reckless, and inspirational tale based on the life of one of Canada's most outstanding hockey players, running October 3 to 29, 2017. Directed by Ron Jenkins and starring Shaun Smyth in the one-man virtuous performance of a lifetime, the multi-award-winning Playing With Fire premiered at Alberta Theatre Projects in 2012 and has subsequently earned rave reviews and held both theatre goers and hockey fans spellbound in Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Hamilton, Regina, and now Montreal. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More!
by BWW Special on September 15, 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 Dreamgirls, The Odd Couple, The Book of Mormon, and more! (more...)
THE GOBLIN MARKET Comes to Centaur Theatre, 9/27 THE GOBLIN MARKET Comes to Centaur Theatre, 9/27
by BWW News Desk on September 11, 2017 in Montreal

Montreal is a renowned circus city, along with dance and theatre. Combining all three, Mike Edward and Eve Gordon, co-artistic directors of New Zealand's pre-eminent circus company The Dust Palace, are delighted to return to their favourite city with The Goblin Market. This striking show celebrates the female gaze in its exploration of sexuality and the power of sisterhood through double trapeze, mask, acrobatics, film, aerial work, music and spoken word. After wowing audiences last November, it returns to Centaur Theatre for three nights only- Sept. 27-29. Contains nudity and adult themes. (more...)
Arts Alive! Quebec Wakefield Set for Sept 8-10 Arts Alive! Quebec Wakefield Set for Sept 8-10
by BWW News Desk on September 08, 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...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More!
by BWW Special on September 08, 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 FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! (more...)
2016-17 METAs Nominees Announced, Full List! 2016-17 METAs Nominees Announced, Full List!
by BWW News Desk on September 07, 2017 in Montreal

The Montreal English Theatre Awards (METAs) recognize and celebrate outstanding artistic work in English Theatre performed throughout Montreal. The peer-juried awards promote professional and emerging English theatre artists and companies, to heighten their visibility both regionally and beyond, and to elevate the level of critical discourse about theatre in Montreal among artists and with the community at large (more...)