Even a crucial Stanley Cup playoffs game couldn’t dent hometown enthusiasm for the launch of Heather O’Neill’s long-awaited new novel, The Girl Who Was Saturday Night.
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 Professional Theatre program at John Abbott College has hit the alarm bell with its rich production of Arthur Miller’s rarely staged Depression-era tale, The American Clock.
Adichie casts a gimlet eye on both American and Nigerian cultures. Yet beyond the big issues, Amerikanah is above all a sweet and affecting love story, shining with truth.
Just For Laughs announced its 2014 festival lineup this week, showing once again why Montreal’s summer romp is the biggest comedy festival in the world.
Plastinated maggots, decomposing limbs, Birkenstocks? The Chapman Brothers excel at pushing the limits of horror only to pull back with a joke. But is it mischief, or a message?
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.
Montreal history has just gotten a whole lot more interesting — sexier, even — thanks to Elaine Kalman Naves, Mark Lavorato, and Susan Doherty.
With parents who fought alongside Che for Angola’s independence and made him read Sartre at 13, Ondjaki is one of The Guardian’s top five African writers.
Top Girls spotlights an outstanding all-woman cast embodying contemporary women caught between individualism and societal cooperation.
Heather O’Neill’s Saturday nights, documentaire scénique, down with capitalism and much more: this is your #ListMTL for May 5 to 18.
The graphic approach or “show not tell.” What is the most appropriate way of writing about trauma? Elise Moser, Ann Charney and Koethi Zan reflect.
To be a writer, “you have to be willing to be foolish, to take risks,” says writer Alex Ohlin. Thinking about the end product or the challenges would distract you from the business of writing.
Issa Boullata presents a loving portrait of his childhood in the Old City of Jerusalem during the 1930s and 1940s, during the latter days of the British mandate in Palestine.