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.
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Rover theatre critic Anna Fuerstenberg gives her rundown of Montreal Fringe 2014 so far. Some highs: Blood Wild, High Tea, Strapless Comedy, Sense Gentle and Shakespeare Crackpot.
Recently graduated from Cégep, Arielle Bastien, Juan Diego Novoa and Jules Leloup Mayrand are taking their first steps into the art world with Polyphonie Charnelle/Le Corps est Sauvage, at l’Espace CRéatif.
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.
Amidst mental illness and suicide, Miriam Toews’s new novel is an ambitious and beautifully crafted masterpiece of compassion, storytelling, and love.
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.