With arguably the greatest stand-up comic on Earth as host and an incredible line-up, there was not a dip in momentum or energy the whole night for JFL’s final weekend.
Lewis Black was back at JFL and incensed as ever, as he trained his sarcasm-bathed rant on the ills of American society. Is he gonna burst? Is there a doctor in the room?
Just for Laughs is rollicking towards its end. With its final weekend here so soon, Rover took a breather between the laughs to give you a rundown of the best of the rest (of the fest).
One will leave you on the edge of your seat with a grimace, the other nestled neatly, barely able to sip your beer between laughs: Jerrod Carmichael and Nikki Glaser at JFL.
With Al Madrigal and Jimmy Carr at JFL, we get one night, two very different solo stand-up gigs, and laughs beyond counting. It’s a good time of year to be in Montreal.
With Wil Anderson hosting and fresh acts each night, every evening of JFL’s Stand Up Down Under will likely be different, but the opening was a gay old time.
With the Charter of Values behind us, it’s time to lay back and take the piss out of our differences, and the Ethnic Show at Just for Laughs is just what the doctor ordered.
Harry The King: The Famous Victories of Henry V is the first of Shakespeare’s historical plays to be done in Repercussion’s 25 year history.
Fleeing her family’s cult at age 19, Montreal comic Kate Conner’s path to comedy wasn’t an easy one, but the mother of 4 thinks she’s got it figured out: just don’t look down.
Montreal’s inventive new Chocolate Moose Theatre Co. has delivered a fun and creative adaptation of Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus, who sells his soul to Lucifer for knowledge and power.
During Jane Needles’ tenure at the QDF, membership increased, the social media profile was modernized and relations with the French-language theatre scene were solidified.
Rock music, severed heads, crushed grapes and beer cans litter the stage in Wesley the Muse, Théatre Ste-Catherine’s hilarious romp on Plateau artists and bohemians.
The Charter of Values. Stephen Harper. Mattress ads. Dating women. UN prosecutor-turned-comic Jess Salomon has opinions – one hour of them, this weekend at Fringe.
Soul Doctor is a partially Yiddish world premiere of the story of orthodox rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, who had a fateful encounter with the great Nina Simone in the 60s and became an international rock star.
Forever Broadway is the latest annual musical compilation playing to full houses in, alas, all too short runs, joyfully performed by Montreal’s Lyric Theatre Singers.