How did the creators of South Park achieve a Broadway miracle with The Book of Mormon? Montreal finally gets the chance to find out.
The winner of this year’s Infinitheatre playwriting competition talks to us about LA, family drama, and a bizarre love triangle in space.
Corpus posits a transgressive romance in the last days of Auschwitz. But all is not what it seems in this powerful and ambitious new play.
Rover’s Anna Fuerstenberg will be presenting her one-woman play The Guerrila Caregiver this Sunday in aid of a cause close to our hearts – the future of Rover itself!
Danish company Granhøj Dans return to the Centaur this week and try, in their own way, to be free.
Abandon all hope of getting a straight rendition of Hamlet, ye who enter here.
Does Social Studies succeed in its own social studies?
A new theatre piece takes us deep into the southern American woods to the bodies of five dead children.
A review of Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s Governor General Award-nominated, Dora Mavor Moore-prizewinning play, Gas Girls, now playing at the Segal Centre.
A review of Belles-Soeurs – The Musical, playing at the Segal Centre
A sparkling production of David Ives’ Tony Award-winning Venus in Fur launches Centaur Theatre’s 46th season. This turbo-charged backstage comedy has audiences rising to their feet in rapture.
The award winning 1994 Quentin Tarantino film Pulp Fiction had Shakespearean aspects in it that didn’t seem to be noticed at the time. And yet the cross section of characters, the mixture of tragedy and comedy, the poetic musings of underlings, and nearly everyone dying by the end – it’s hard to get more Shakespeareth than that.
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.
Montreal’s Brave New Productions have increased their exposure with four new premieres at Mainline Theatre, including the current double bill running until August 30.
The Lion King has now surpassed The Phantom of the Opera to become the highest grossing Broadway musical in history, having been seen by some 45 million people in 12 countries.