Montreal Theater Reviews
 


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 - October 11, 2017

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...)
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 - July 21, 2017

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...)
BWW Review:  Montreal Fringe Festival BWW Review: Montreal Fringe Festival
by Marilla Steuter-Martin - June 19, 2017

The 27th edition of the St-Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festival has come to a close. This year's festival featured a bevy of poignant, entertaining and raucous shows.... (more...)
BWW Review: Lyric Theatre Singers Present HELLO BROADWAY! at the D.B. Clarke Theatre BWW Review: Lyric Theatre Singers Present HELLO BROADWAY! at the D.B. Clarke Theatre
by Maggie Owen - June 16, 2017

The Lycric Theatre Singers captivated audiences with their opening night, spring show Hello Broadway! at the D.B. Clarke Theatre in Montreal, QC... (more...)
BWW Review: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU at The Segal Centre for Performing Arts, Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre BWW Review: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU at The Segal Centre for Performing Arts, Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre
by Maggie Owen - June 10, 2017

The Segal Centre for Performing Arts, Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre presents It Shoulda Been You.... (more...)
BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Segal Centre Of The Performing Arts BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Segal Centre Of The Performing Arts
by Maggie Owen - April 28, 2017

Million Dollar Quartet has audiences on their feet at the Segal Centre! Million Dollar Quartet, a musical depicting the historical, impromptu jam session of Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis opened to a delighted audience this week, prompting patrons to tap their toes,... (more...)
BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Says 'Hello' to Montreal (Again!) BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Says 'Hello' to Montreal (Again!)
by Noelle Hannibal - April 20, 2017

the BOOK OF MORMON, the smash hit, 2011 Tony Award winning musical by SOUTH PARK creators, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, along with EGOT/Composer Robert Lopez (AVENUE Q, FROZEN) says 'Hello' to Montreal in a short return engagement.... (more...)
BWW Review: NOISES OFF at The Segal Centre BWW Review: NOISES OFF at The Segal Centre
by Marilla Steuter-Martin - February 06, 2017

Noises Off is a show that has kept audiences rolling in the aisles for more than 30 years.... (more...)
BWW Review: MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET at Neptune Theatre - Classic Movie a Stunning Screen to Stage Transformation BWW Review: MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET at Neptune Theatre - Classic Movie a Stunning Screen to Stage Transformation
by Chelsey Robichaud - December 22, 2016

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET, presented by Neptune Theatre, is a warm welcome into the holiday season. This adaption is like attending a family holiday tradition with an added touch for a new generation; dazzling touches from the bright, vintage set to Wade Lynch's jolly interpretation of Kris Kringle.... (more...)
BWW Review: PROM QUEEN: THE MUSICAL at the Segal Centre BWW Review: PROM QUEEN: THE MUSICAL at the Segal Centre
by Marilla Steuter-Martin - November 14, 2016

The Canadian premiere of Prom Queen: The Musical at Montreal's Segal Centre is the company's most ambitious production to date.... (more...)
BWW Review: CONSTELLATIONS at Centaur Theatre BWW Review: CONSTELLATIONS at Centaur Theatre
by Marilla Steuter-Martin - October 10, 2016

Every choice you make has the potential for a different, life-altering outcome.... (more...)
BWW Review: LES MISERABLES en Chanson Wows Audience in Montreal to Benefit The Royal Theatre Thousand Islands BWW Review: LES MISERABLES en Chanson Wows Audience in Montreal to Benefit The Royal Theatre Thousand Islands
by Noelle Hannibal - August 22, 2016

On the 25th anniversary of the original, bilingual production of LES MISERABLES in Montreal, original cast members performed to benefit The Royal Theatre Thousand Islands, a non-profit, community theatre being built by one of their own.... (more...)
BWW Review: DIRTY DANCING LIVE at Place Des Arts BWW Review: DIRTY DANCING LIVE at Place Des Arts
by Chelsey Robichaud - June 06, 2016

On June 1st, I saw DIRTY DANCING LIVE at Place des Arts in Montreal, Quebec. From being a fan of the movie at fourteen, I was thrilled when I heard of the live stage show. After checking tour dates constantly for years, I finally discovered I would be in Montreal the same time as the show!... (more...)
BWW Review: SHE SAID / HE SAID at the Black Theatre Workshop BWW Review: SHE SAID / HE SAID at the Black Theatre Workshop
by Marilla Steuter-Martin - April 18, 2016

SHE SAID / HE SAID is a new play by award-winning, Toronto-based playwright Anne-Marie Woods. The piece, which runs an hour-and-a-half without intermission, focuses on the romantic relationship between two people each equipped with their own emotional baggage.... (more...)
BWW Review: BINTI'S JOURNEY at Black Theatre Workshop BWW Review: BINTI'S JOURNEY at Black Theatre Workshop
by Marilla Steuter-Martin - February 19, 2016

Binti's Journey is an original play based off the novel The Heaven Shop by Deborah Ellis.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: CAPTAIN AURORA: A SUPERHERO MUSICAL at the Wildside Festival BWW Reviews: CAPTAIN AURORA: A SUPERHERO MUSICAL at the Wildside Festival
by Marilla Steuter-Martin - January 17, 2016

Captain Aurora: A Superhero Musical is a jaunty comedy that high-kicks and tap-dances its way through iconic comic book tropes and oft-recycled narrative arcs.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: IN SEARCH OF MRS. PIRANDELLO at the Wildside Festival BWW Reviews: IN SEARCH OF MRS. PIRANDELLO at the Wildside Festival
by Marilla Steuter-Martin - January 17, 2016

In Search of Mrs. Pirandello is a brilliant play by a young Montreal writer, Michaela Di Cesare. It first premiered at the 2015 Montreal Fringe Festival and has since become even more polished.... (more...)
BWW Review: TRIBES at the Segal Centre BWW Review: TRIBES at the Segal Centre
by Marilla Steuter-Martin - December 07, 2015

BWW Review: Tribes at the Segal Centre The Segal Centre's production of Tribes is an astonishing breath of fresh air. It's razor sharp, funny, edgy, foul-mouthed and hilarious. And it stars a deaf actor in the lead role of Billy.... (more...)
BWW Review: FUNNY GIRL at the Segal Centre is a Spunky and Sassy Success BWW Review: FUNNY GIRL at the Segal Centre is a Spunky and Sassy Success
by Meghan Pearson - October 16, 2015

The “Barbra Question” can often plague theatre companies when the idea of producing a Funny Girl musical is brought up. How can one produce the show in a way that even comes close to the iconic version that Streisand led in her breakout role? They face the additional obstacle of satisfying audience ... (more...)
BWW Reviews: THE ADVENTURES OF A BLACK GIRL IN SEARCH OF GOD at Centaur Theatre BWW Reviews: THE ADVENTURES OF A BLACK GIRL IN SEARCH OF GOD at Centaur Theatre
by Marilla Steuter-Martin - October 08, 2015

The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God is the most recent oeuvre from Canadian playwright Djanet Sears. Put on in collaboration with the Black Theatre Workshop and the Centaur Theatre, the production was directed by Sears herself.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: DUDDY KRAVITZ Comes Home to Montreal BWW Reviews: DUDDY KRAVITZ Comes Home to Montreal
by Meghan Pearson - June 19, 2015

Closing off the Segal Centre's 2014-2015 season, this classic story follows young Duddy Kravitz (Ken James Stewart), a kid who's grown up in the ethnic ghetto of the post-war St. Urbain Street in Montreal. Duddy is eager to escape his dead-end neighborhood and be somebody. After being told by his el... (more...)
BWW Reviews: SWORDPLAY Brings Hilarity to the Montreal Fringe Festival BWW Reviews: SWORDPLAY Brings Hilarity to the Montreal Fringe Festival
by Meghan Pearson - June 12, 2015

Sex T-Rex's Swordplay: A Play of Swords has all the fixings for a simply hilarious, one-hour show that will leave audiences giggling long after it's over.... (more...)