Peter Hinton’s Funny Girl is a fresh take on the story of Fanny Brice, where comedy, tragedy, and song come together into a magnificent new work. Rover caught up with Hinton for a chat.
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.
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.
Meet Etgar Keret, Israel’s rock-star writer and prize-winning filmmaker with the undeniable Holocaust pedigree, who smacks our mortal cards on the table with his wild-haired stories and emo-essays that are perfect for the wee-attention span of the Internet age.
Laura Broadbent deservedly snatched the Robert Kroetsch Award last year, and saw her first collection of poetry Oh There You Are I Can’t See You Is it Raining? go to print with Snare Books. I asked her to be the first in Rover’s new series of interviews called The Whether You Like It Or Not Interview, which will feature a wide array of young Montreal writers.
Adam Gopnik has been a staff writer with The New Yorker since 1986, having written for four of the magazine’s most famous editors, William Shawn, Robert…