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Jake Cohen (he/him) is a Montreal-born and based performer and proud alumnus of the theatre program at Dawson College, where he received the Bertrand A. Henry Memorial Award upon his graduation. After graduating in 2020, he worked with Moment Factory on their VROOM! multimedia drive-in movie experience. He was also a cohort member of Mainline Theatre’s first Propeller Program for emerging artists, and has collaborated on workshops and readings with companies including Geordie, Infinitheatre, and Teesri Duniya. Selected performance credits include Menakhem in The Sages of Chelm (Segal/DWYT), Henry in Next to Normal (Contact Theatre), Hamlet in The Bad Hamlet (Dome), and various roles in the Segal Centre/Tableau D’Hôte’s Voices From The Pandemic series.

When not performing, you can find Jake teaching theatre to some very talented kids across the city, including with Geordie Theatre School, Montreal Children's Theatre, and Segal Academy. He is deeply passionate about theatre education as a way of encouraging self-expression among young people, and allowing them to discover their capacity for teamwork, empathy and play!

Jake is currently studying Acting at the National Theatre School of Canada.

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Photos: Stars Turn Out For Opening Night of PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC

The Manhattan Theatre Club production of Prayer for the French Republic has officially opened on Broadway! The play opened last night, January 9, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. BroadwayWorld is taking you on the red carpet at the production's opening with Donna Murphy, Tyne Daly, LaChanze and more. Check out photos below!

NYCWFF Debuts FoodieCon�® Presented by Instagram on 10/14

On October 14th, the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One (NYCWFF) debuts FoodieCon® presented by Instagram – a first-of-its-kind event hosted by the most influential content creators within the food and beverage community.

Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards

The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards, honoring the best in regional productions, touring shows, and more which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards; Starcatcher Productions/ Turtle Island Theatre Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards; at Starcatcher Productions and Turtle Island Theatre Leads Best Ensemble Performance!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

2021/2022 Season Montreal English Theatre Awards Nominees Announced

The Montreal English Theatre Awards Committee has announced the nominees for the 10th Anniversary Edition of the Awards Ceremony. The Montreal English Theatre Awards (METAs) recognize and celebrate the outstanding artistic work of the individuals and companies that comprise Montreal’s English Theatre community.

BWW Review: NEXT TO NORMAL at Monument National

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.

Contact Theatre Presents NEXT TO NORMAL; Tickets Now On Sale

Emerging from the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, award-winning independent Montreal theatre company, Contact Theatre announces Next to Normal, a Pulitzer-prize winning musical about finding light in darkness and finding love in the face of loss. Next to Normal will run from May 6 - 14, 2022, at the Hydro-Québec Studio within the famed Monument National. Tickets now on sale.

Adam Kantor, Sasha Velour and More Take Part in Online Jewish Queer Pride Event

Pride celebrations will go on this year for LGBTQ+ Jews with a virtual iteration of Jew York Pride, a collaboration between Out at the J of the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan and major Jewish LGBTQ organizations of New York and around the country.

BWW Previews: tick, tick...BOOM! at the MainLine Theatre 5/15-25, 2019

Emerging Montreal Theatre Company, Rentrobuff Productions will present its exciting inaugural production of 'tick, tick...BOOM!' from May 15-25, 2019 at the MainLine Theatre. 

Announcing The Chefs And Talent For A TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW

The Orchard Project is proud to announce a preview of the chefs, performers and presenters for its 2019 Gala, A TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW, occurring Monday, April 15, 2019 at the Prince George Ballroom and honoring the work of Avram Freedberg and Eva Price (Co-Founders, Maximum Entertainment, Producers of Oklahoma! and Jagged Little Pill) and writers Gabrielle Allan and Jennifer Crittenden (Veep, Divorce, and the musicals Female Troubles and Hollywood Romance).

TORCH SONG TEA Welcomes Leading LGBT Food Experts

"Torch Song Tea," the monthly cocktails and conversation series for the Broadway community, will welcome leading LGBT chefs and food writers to discuss food and family, on Sunday, December 9 from 6:30 - 8 PM at The Lambs Club (132 West 44th Street).

Alice Eve Cohen's WHAT I THOUGHT I KNEW Closes Out Kitchen Theatre's 22nd Season, Now thru 6/30

'Mrs. Cohen, we found a baby in you.' This was the news that greeted Alice Eve Cohen after six months of doctor's appointments and concern over her feelings of lethargy and discomfort - and the alarming lump growing in her abdomen. Cohen's funny and frightening story was the basis for an acclaimed 2009 memoir that she has now adapted for the stage. What I Thought I Knew runs at the Kitchen Theatre from June 12 to 30, with preview performances tonight, June 12 and June 13 and 14. Opening Night is June 15, and the closing performance is on June 30.

Alice Eve Cohen's WHAT I THOUGHT I KNEW to Close Out Kitchen Theatre's 22nd Season, 6/12-30

'Mrs. Cohen, we found a baby in you.' This was the news that greeted Alice Eve Cohen after six months of doctor's appointments and concern over her feelings of lethargy and discomfort - and the alarming lump growing in her abdomen. Cohen's funny and frightening story was the basis for an acclaimed 2009 memoir that she has now adapted for the stage. What I Thought I Knew runs at the Kitchen Theatre from June 12 to 30, with preview performances June 12, 13 and 14. Opening Night is June 15, and the closing performance is on June 30.

Shaina Taub Trio Plays Rockwood Stage One Tonight

THE SHAINA TAUB TRIO, featuring Jake Cohen and Mike Brun, has been honing a repertoire of intimate, acoustic arrangements bursting with three-part harmony. The trio is about to head into the studio to record an EP, to be released in January. Come check out the new sound in the second to last installment of Shaina Taub's 2012 Rockwood residency tonight, November 29th at 7:30 p.m. at Rockwood Stage One, located at 196 Allen Street. Free!

Shaina Taub Trio Plays Rockwood Stage One, 11/29

THE SHAINA TAUB TRIO, featuring Jake Cohen and Mike Brun, has been honing a repertoire of intimate, acoustic arrangements bursting with three-part harmony. The trio is about to head into the studio to record an EP, to be released in January. Come check out the new sound in the second to last installment of Shaina Taub's 2012 Rockwood residency on Thursday, November 29th at 7:30 p.m. at Rockwood Stage One, located at 196 Allen Street. Free!

Wesley Taylor, Natalie Charlé Ellis and Matt DeAngelis Lead NYTB Benefits Sandy Today, 11/12

New York Theatre Barn will present new work by Chicago starlit writers Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair, and fresh voice Alexander Sage Oyen at a special installment of its new works platform NYTB in the D-Lounge tonight, November 12 as a benefit for Hurricane Sandy relief and recovery, NYTB Benefits Sandy.

Wesley Taylor, Natalie Charlé Ellis and Matt DeAngelis to Lead NYTB Benefits Sandy, 11/12

New York Theatre Barn will present new work by Chicago starlit writers Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair, and fresh voice Alexander Sage Oyen at a special installment of its new works platform NYTB in the D-Lounge on November 12 as a benefit for Hurricane Sandy relief and recovery, NYTB Benefits Sandy.

Victory Gardens Presents WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION ABOUT THE HERERO OF NAMIBIA, 3/30-4/29

Victory Gardens continues its 2011-12 season with We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South-West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915, from Victory Gardens' 2010 IGNITION festival, written by Jackie Sibblies Drury and directed by Eric Ting. The production runs March 30 - April 29, 2012 at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater.

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