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.
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.
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.
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.
At this year’s OFFTA, Montreal-based artists Gabriel Plante and Benjamin Kamino offered two sharply contrasting and incisive explorations of performative space.
Lost in the heaps of Fringe potential? Theatre critic Byron Toben has covered all 23 Montreal Fringes. He offers his picks of what not to miss at this year’s fest.
I was keen to see the really big bang of a Supernova hinted at in the title. All I got was a balloon pop and a woman almost falling from a ladder.
When theatre holds a mirror up to life, it can be a nasty picture. Case in point, Le Noshow, a collective work of théâtre-réalité that opened this year’s Festival Transamériques (FTA).
Nadia Verrucci and Chris Barillaro are two brilliant performers who bring the miracle of side-splitting laughter to Souvenir.
Montreal’s new Chocolate Moose Theatre Company has produced a wonderful rendition of Tom Stoppard’s award-winning Shakespeare riff, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead.
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.