by Tara McGowan-Ross - Nov 6, 2018

At once an intimate story of loss and a dark comedy, Birthmark attempts to highlight a pathway to building a productive and healing relationship between the Palestinian and Jewish communities of Canada. (more...)

Thought-Provoking New Play, BIRTHMARK Comes to Teesri Duniya Theatre, 11/3Thought-Provoking New Play, BIRTHMARK Comes to Teesri Duniya Theatre, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The news is brimming with articles about youth radicalization. Wrapping the topic in a human, family story, playwright Stephen Orlov's newest work uses black comedy to cross the cultural divide between Canada's Jewish and Palestinian diaspora communities. MAI (Montreal, arts interculturels) presents Teesri Duniya Theatre's world premiere of Birthmark from November 3-18. Set in Montreal, this brave play, directed by Michelle Soicher and Liz Valdez, gets people asking themselves the ongoing hard questions about the Middle East. Continuing their mandate to encourage dialogue, Teesri Duniya Theatre will hold a talkback with invited guests after a number of performances. (more...)

Recipients Announced For Montreal English Theatre AwardsRecipients Announced For Montreal English Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Montreal English Theatre Awards celebrated it's 6th Awards Ceremony in one of the city's most beautiful and historic theatres, the Ludger-Duvernay, made possible by a new partnership with the National Theatre School of Canada and its theatre venue, the Monument-National. The META Committee extends its gratitude to this year's Ceremony sponsor, the Caisse de la Culture, for their invaluable support. (more...)

The METAs Announce Nominees For The 2017-18 SeasonThe METAs Announce Nominees For The 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

At a community and media event held at the Monument-National's cafe on Thursday September 6th, The Montreal English Theatre Awards Committee announced the nominees for this year's Awards Ceremony. The Montreal English Theatre Awards (METAs) recognize and celebrate outstanding artistic work in Montreal's English Theatre. Established in 2012, the peer-juried awards exist to 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 amongst artists and with the community at large. (more...)

BWW Review: AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS at Geordie ProductionsBWW Review: AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS at Geordie Productions
by Andee Shuster - Apr 21, 2018

Admittedly, I was not overly excited about Geordie Artistic Director, Mike Payette's choice of Jules Vern's Around the World in 80 Days. I recall being a bit bored as a child by the original David Niven film and I wondered, despite the book being revered as a classic, would the play appeal to today's families? My reservations were immediately put to rest moments after the house lights went down. Setting the scene for our action-packed adventure, the audience is privy to a cleverly staged bank heist. (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards; THE SHADOW BOX Wins Best Play!Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards; THE SHADOW BOX Wins Best Play!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards; Just One Week Left!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards; WISTA's SHREK THE MUSICAL Leads Best Musical!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards; WISTA's SHREK THE MUSICAL Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards; SHREAK Leads Best Ensemble Cast!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards; SHREAK Leads Best Ensemble Cast!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards; WISTA's SHREK Leads Best Musical!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards; WISTA's SHREK Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards; WISTA's SHREK Leads as Best Musical!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Montreal Awards; WISTA's SHREK Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

2016-17 METAs Nominees Announced, Full List!2016-17 METAs Nominees Announced, Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

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...)

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS to Take Audiences on Classic Adventure at HVTAROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS to Take Audiences on Classic Adventure at HVT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

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...)

BroadwayWorld Readers Respond to THE GREAT COMET Casting Controversy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

The New York Times has reported that following public outcry, Broadway legend Mandy Patinkin has withdrawn from his scheduled run in Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812. (more...)

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS to Take Audiences on Classic Adventure at HVT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

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...)

Repercussions Theatre Presents MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

From July 13 to August 15 inclusive, Repercussions Theatre presents Much Ado About Nothing for its annual family-friendly Shakespeare-in-the-Park (SITP) tour. (more...)

Readers Respond: Petition For Chicago Theatres To Not Invite Sun-Times Critic Hedy Weiss
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

A petition urging Chicago theater companies to stop inviting Weiss to productions was posted on Change.org on June 13th by the Chicago Theater Accountability Coalition. As of this writing, the petition has received more than 3,000 signatures. (more...)

Cote Saint-Luc Dramatic Society to Stage LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Cote Saint-Luc Dramatic Society is thrilled to present Little Shop of Horrors from June 8 to 25 at the Harold Greenspon Auditorium. (more...)

Repercussion Theatre Reveals 2017 SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK Production
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Repercussion Theatre presents William Shakespeare's tragic romantic comedy, Much Ado About Nothing. (more...)

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