Local News

Geordie Productions set to premier Ray Bradbury’s ‘The Halloween Tree’

By: globalnews.ca

Montreal theatre group Geordie Productions is poised to premier a seasonal special with Ray Bradbury’s The Halloween Tree.

Ghost World Comes to Montreal Stage

By: thelinknewspaper.com

Cult-Classic Graphic Novel Translated into Play by Director and Concordia Masters Student Josie Teed

A living herstory

By: mcgilldaily.com

Montreal has a fascinating history of feminist theatre mainly discussed in the past tense and restricted most often to history classrooms. Although the Montreal Théâtre Expérimental des Femmes – founded in 1985 with a mandate to produce feminist theatre – no longer exists, there is another a company that receives little acknowledgement of their place in this history.

National News

Charlottetown Festival 2017 Will Be a Celebration of Rock, Laughter & Canada’s 150th Anniversary

By: Broadwayworld.com

Confederation Centre of the Arts has announced a dazzling lineup for next summer’s Charlottetown Festival, presented by CIBC. The 2017 Festival will run June 3 to September 24 and include the 53rd season of the international sensation Anne of Green Gables–The Musical; the iconic rock ‘n’ roll mega-concert Million Dollar Quartet; the return of two beloved Festival-spawned musicals, Bittergirl and Glenda’s Kitchen; and a new Young Company production that will tour the country.

Western Canada Theatre gets experimental with Secret City

By: cbc.ca

Part podcast, part theatre, Secret City explores the personal stories behind public spaces in Kamloops

NAC English Theatre season gets underway with hit musical ’da Kink in my Hair

By: ottawacitizen.com

Life evolves, so why wouldn’t a play? Case in point: ’da Kink in my Hair, Trey Anthony’s musical that opens the National Arts Centre’s new English theatre season starting Wednesday (Oct. 19).

Join CMTP As They Go Back to Where COME FROM AWAY Began

By: broadwayworld.com

Sheridan College’s Canadian Music Theatre Project (CMTP), under the leadership of Michael Rubinoff, Associate Dean of Visual and Performing Arts, is an international centre of excellence for the development of new musicals in Canada.

Can diversity help Canadian theatre companies at the box office?

By: theglobeandmail.com

Can diversity sell a theatre season? Factory Theatre’s 2016-17 lineup is a groundbreaking one – its six plays are all written by playwrights of colour. That’s a first for a company of its size and stature in Canada.


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