Pictured Above: Repercussion Theatre’s Julius Caesar (From left to right): D. Jafarzadeh as Pleb; D. Kilkenny-Mondoux as Pleb; L. Parker as Julius Caesar; C. Varvaro as Soothsayer; G. Jain as Mark Antony; T. Brown as Pleb; H. Gauthier-Frankel as Pleb. Credit: ©Studio Baron Photo, photos by Valerie Baron.

July 10-17


LOCAL NEWS


I went to see an all-female Shakespeare production and that was the least interesting thing about it
by DailyHive.com

This past Wednesday night a friend and I packed a blanket and headed over to beautiful Westmount Park to take in Repercussion Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Park production of The Tragedy of Julius Caesar.


Women take over the Capitol in Julius Caesar
by MontrealGazette.com

Montreal’s very own Shakespeare-in-the-park company Repercussion Theatre opens this week with an all-woman production of the incomparably macho Julius Caesar. The Montreal Gazette spoke with artistic director Amanda Kellock, as well as three of the leading players.


WORLD WAR II-ERA HOLLYWOOD SUBJECT OF NEW MONTREAL PLAY
by CJNews.com

Ellen David is enjoying wading through stacks of research for her latest project as a director, because Moonlight and Magnolias is so improbable yet true.


Montréal Complètement Cirque highlights diversity of circus performance
by TheGlobeandMail.com
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“We want people to discover what’s going on all over the world,” said Complètement Cirque director Nadine Marchand. In that sense, her festival resembles the longer-established Festival TransAmériques, which complements a robust theatre scene with a menu of productions from Europe.


Montreal comics at Just for Laughs
by CultMontreal.com

While many Just for Laughs fans have their sights fixed on the international stars that shoot across the Montreal firmament every July, there’s an entire comedy universe unfolding on JFL stages across the city this month, many of which showcase talented comics from our very own star system.


Just for Laughs: Hip-hop choreographer knows it’s a jolly holiday with Mary Poppins
by MontrealGazette.com

Steve Bolton is best known for his hard-hitting hip-hop and award-winning dance crews. But over the past two years, Bolton has expanded his choreographic credentials to include creating, directing and choreographing a Cirque du Soleil prowest-island-choreographer-steve-bolton-pictured-centre-in-bduction for the NBA All Star game in Toronto in February and, this spring, choreographing the Juste Pour Rire production of Mary Poppins.


Un coup de pouce financier pour des projets artistiques d’ici
by Info07.com

Onze artistes de l’Outaouais et six organismes artistiques professionnels de l’Outaouais bénéficieront d’une part des 125 300$ accordés dans la région pour soutenir la culture d’ici.


NATIONAL NEWS


Creative Economy, Indigenous Culture, the 150th anniversary of Confederation and Historic Places Are at the Heart of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Collaboration
by MarketWired

Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for culture and heritage met face to face today during an annual meeting to discuss their priorities, exchange ideas and strengthen relationships.


PLAY ON THEATRE Launched for Canadian Theatre Creators
by BroadwayWorld.com

In the fall of 2016, theatre maven and master teacher Adam Lazarus will launch Play On Theatre. Focusing solely on supporting artists developing new work, Play On Theatre is a completely unique performance training centre in Canada.


P.E.I. theatres form professional network
by CBC.ca

A new network on P.E.I. means more cooperation among the Island’s many theatres. Confederation Centre in Charlottetown, Victoria Playhouse, the Harbourfront Theatre, Young at Heart, Watermark Theatre and The Guild are all members of the new group, the Professional Theatre Network of Prince Edward Island.


Arts community dissatisfied with federal panel on Canadian content
by iPolitics.ca

Canadian artists are criticizing the Department of Heritage over its selections for its expert advisory panel on Canadian content in the digital age. The panel is a group of 12 expert advisors who will inform Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly as part of her consultations on the future of Canadian content. The group was announced on June 28 and their mandate is from that date until January 2017.

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