Michel Tremblay’s Hosanna might be showing its age, but it’s far from a drag in Tableau d’Hote’s funny, moving and atmospheric production.
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.
The New Zealand-made The Babadook is a smart, inventive and genuinely terrifying psychological horror movie.
L’Aiglon, a long neglected opera about Napoleon’s hapless son, is given the OSM treatment under Kent Nagano’s baton.
A lighting designer steps out from behind the controls to tell a devastating tale of life, death and filial love in Israel in How to Disappear Completely.
The recent Quebec Drama Federation event saw a wealth of anglo theatre companies setting out their stalls for the spring season. We select a few examples of what’s on offer.
This week sees both Tremblay’s Hosanna and Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter coming to Mainline Theatre. We look back at other shining examples of the two-man play.
Andrey Zvayagintsev’s Oscar-nominated film Leviathan wowed the critics but enraged Russia’s ruling elite. Adam Lawrence explains why.
Borrowing heavily from a classic Italian neo-realist film, ICKamasterdam bring contemporary dance into the boxing ring.
Haunted by life’s transience, Mark Anthony Jarman’s collection of interlinked stories evokes the fever-dream landscape of humid and sensual Italy.
Keaton is Birdman, Montreal is Charlie, and we are all… under surveillance? Your guide to Montreal culture is back and better than ever.
Xavier Dolan’s leap into the mainstream with Elephant Song comes up short against a lacklustre script and shrill melodramatics.
Sparks fly as a manic free-spirit meets a jaded middle-class couple in Centaur’s production of The Goodnight Bird.
As The Gazette loses more blood, Matthew Hays pays tribute to two departing heavy hitters and asks what’s next for Montreal’s English-language daily.
Actor Damien Atkins wants to believe. But does his one-man-show have enough of the X-Files Factor to convince the skeptics?