These are stories of guys who are crippled by drugs, who marry the wrong women, and who do not lead particularly noble, awful or even interesting lives. They are folks.
In the lead-up to next month’s Just for Laughs festival, Rover is highlighting local comics performing at this year’s event. First up in our series: Derek Seguin.
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.
From the grab bag of San Francisco’s colourful history, Donoghue writes a novel based on the true-life unsolved murder of Jenny Bonnet, a cross-dressing, frog-catching eccentric.
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.
Held at Montreal’s newest music venue La Vitrola, the launch of local artist Catherine Kidd’s latest CD/book combo was a theatrical treat, backed by a roster of great local talent.
The worn and creased faces of Xavier Landry’s paintings channel Gabrielle Roy’s famous novel Bonheur d’occasion, set in St. Henri. Jeffrey Mackie sat down for a talk with the artist.
Rover looks back on the standout acts of EM15, and reflects on the road ahead: Will the marriage between Elektra and MUTEK last, or should we look towards an amicable divorce?
“This is soap,” says Andrew Tay while holding a dildo during his performance. It was the first in a triple bill that saw objects, and our relationships to them, take centre stage.
French choreographer Christian Rizzo has hybridized dances from across cultures to forge a vernacular that is at once singular, universal, and thoroughly contemporary.
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.
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Nancy Lee’s The Age tells of a Vancouver teenager dealing with post-nuclear disaster, the Cold War and adolescence, with a little help from some weed and beer.
Fabien Maltais-Bayda chats with New York choreographer Trajal Harrell ahead of his daringly imaginative work Antigone Sr., presented at this year’s Festival TransAmériques.