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Montreal Theater Reviews

View the latest BroadwayWorld reviews of live + streaming theatre in Montreal.


Review: SIRE: A FATHER-DAUGHTER VAMPIRE STORY at Cafe Campus Photo Review: SIRE: A FATHER-DAUGHTER VAMPIRE STORY at Cafe Campus
by Tara McGowan-Ross - June 18, 2022

A near-death experience very nearly stops this reviewer from writing a rave....
BWW Review: THE ONE at Freestanding Room Photo BWW Review: THE ONE at Freestanding Room
by Tara McGowan-Ross - June 12, 2022

This artful delve into the alienation of modern dating is wise beyond its runtime....
BWW Review: NEXT TO NORMAL at Monument National Photo BWW Review: NEXT TO NORMAL at Monument National
by Tara McGowan-Ross - May 11, 2022

I like musicals, in theory. I genuinely don’t like very many of them in practice. I know that the true and beautiful melding of rock and musical theatre is possible, because I have seen it. When I’m hard on musicals, I am not angry. I am disappointed. I know that musicals can be good....
BWW Review: THE BOX at Studio Hydro-Quebec Monument-National Photo BWW Review: THE BOX at Studio Hydro-Quebec Monument-National
by Tara McGowan-Ross - June 19, 2021

The Nils Svensson Carell-penned breakup drama is well-acted, funny, and very deep for its short length....
BWW Review: THIRD NIPPLE CHAKRA ACTIVATION STATION at Balustrade Monument-National Photo BWW Review: THIRD NIPPLE CHAKRA ACTIVATION STATION at Balustrade Monument-National
by Tara McGowan-Ross - June 16, 2021

Ilana Schecter's punk rock sensibilities and unrepentant queer joy rescue a hard-to-follow narrative in this experimental clown piece about learning to enjoy yourself....
BWW Review: PAPILLON at La Chapelle Scènes Contemporaines Photo BWW Review: PAPILLON at La Chapelle Scènes Contemporaines
by Tara McGowan-Ross - November 13, 2020

Celebrated Montreal choreographer Helen Simard looks for the internal logic of chaos in a show that mixes contemporary and urban dance. Exploring themes of ingenuity, resistance, adaptation and resilience, it opened to an empty theatre....