debbie tucker green’s Random, a one-woman play about the effects of a brutal murder on a London family, sets the stage on fire.
Sparks fly as a manic free-spirit meets a jaded middle-class couple in Centaur’s production of The Goodnight Bird.
Actor Damien Atkins wants to believe. But does his one-man-show have enough of the X-Files Factor to convince the skeptics?
Does Social Studies succeed in its own social studies?
Montreal was still reeling from Expo 67, mini-skirts were turning heads, pot was definitely not medicinal, and the world was headed to California when The Graduate hit movie screens. The zeitgeist of the time was change. When the world was moving fast and everything seemed possible, The Graduate manifested all of its conflicts, not to mention scandal, hope and pure exuberance.
This is the first time I have attended a production by the Montreal Shakespeare Theatre Company, and it was a pleasure to see one of my favourite plays, Julius Caesar, on the boards.
That first night we stayed at the Sunrise Motel in Cody, Wyoming, the town built by Buffalo Bill. One year, the Hell’s Angels and Bandidos had both booked into the motel on their way to the Harley Davidson convention. Police from a hundred mile radius had surrounded the motel to keep the peace.
Rover theatre critic Anna Fuerstenberg gives her rundown of Montreal Fringe 2014 so far. Some highs: Blood Wild, High Tea, Strapless Comedy, Sense Gentle and Shakespeare Crackpot.
Anyone who has had a contentious upbringing will find terrific solace and wonderment in My Playwright Sister’s dramatic and gut-wrenching exegesis on family.
Cox’s 4 Girls 4 Ever is an amusing romp through the past misdemeanours and present challenges of four women. But it is not just theatre light, but ultimately, a missed opportunity.
Rover Fiction: A short story set in 1920s Paris about a painter and a mysterious seductress, inspired by the prose of Anaïs Nin.
Nadia Verrucci and Chris Barillaro are two brilliant performers who bring the miracle of side-splitting laughter to Souvenir.
Rover critic Anna Furstenberg sits down for a Q & A with award-winning Montreal actor, singer, director and choreographer Nadia Verrucci, who presents Souvenir at the Centaur Theatre from May 22 to 25.
Geordie Productions has delivered a stunning rendition of Homer’s Odyssey, at the Centaur until May 18. Grab your kids and go, before it’s too late.
The bar was high for one of the most successful Canadian theatre touring shows in history. Centaur’s 2 Pianos, 4 Hands doesn’t disappoint.