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MainLine Workshop: Sponsorship with Amy Blackmore

Take this straight-forward workshop with MainLine Theatre’s Executive & Artistic Director Amy Blackmore. The workshop will include tailored advice and feedback for your performing arts projects. We will cover the different kinds of sponsorships that exist, how to get them, how to keep them and how to do it all in an ethical way, true to your project, vision and values. March 11 from 3-5PM
Pay-What-You-Can registration – limited spaces available.
Register by emailing us at boxoffice@montrealfringe.ca
This workshop will be offered in English.

Centaur Theatre presents Quebec English-language Premiere of “You Will Remember Me”

By: montrealtheatrehub.com

MONTREAL, FEBRUARY 22, 2017 – Francois Archambault, the Governor General Award-winning Quebecois playwright, receives the Quebec English-language premiere of his 2015 play, You Will Remember Me (Tu te souviendras de moi), at Centaur Theatre from March 7th to April 2nd, 2017. The coincidentally titled production is the last play that Roy Surette will direct as Centaur’s Artistic and Executive Director before returning to the West coast in June to helm Touchstone Theatre. Here is the full article.

Interview: A talk with the creatives of Tantalus Theatre’s “Adoration”
By: montrealtheatrehub.com
Featured next on the Hub’s 2017 Interview Series is the creative force behind “Adoration”, Tantalus Theatre’s highly anticipated inaugural production. Co-directors and producers Adrian MacDonald and Rahul Gandhi (who are also co-founders and co-artistic directors of the newly minted theatre company) and playwright/composer/violinistViolette Kay sat down with Camila Fitzgibbon to reveal the intricacies of their debut project, slated to premiere at Studio Porte Bleue on March 2nd. Full article here.

Montreal sound editor Sylvain Bellemare wins Oscar for ‘Arrival’

By: metronews.ca

Montreal’s Sylvain Bellemare gave a shoutout to his home city and expressed his fondness for Quebec director Denis Villeneuve as he accepted the best sound editing Oscar on Sunday for his work on “Arrival.” Here is the full article.

National News

title=”With a U.S. tour and a production set to open on London’s West End, Toronto theatregoers are hoping for a local production of the award-winning musical”>When will hip-hop musical Hamilton finally come to Toronto?
title=”With a U.S. tour and a production set to open on London’s West End, Toronto theatregoers are hoping for a local production of the award-winning musical”>By: theglobeandmail.com

Where’s Hamilton? It’s a question that I’ve been asked almost constantly by Canadian musical theatre lovers in person, by e-mail and via social media over the past year and a half – and one, I’m sure, I’m going to be hearing again today as they wake up to Mirvish Productions’ exciting but Hamilton-free announcement of its 2017-2018 lineup. Here is the full article.

International News

Attention Theatre Designers: A Look at Sunset Boulevard’s Haunting Broadway Sets

By: vogue.com

After the highly anticipated revival of Sunset Boulevard opened on Broadway a few weeks ago, here is a look at the set and some of the costume designs from the production. For every set and costume designers, this is the best article to have a glimpse at a Broadway stage and set done right. Here is the full article.

Viola Davis Is the First Black Actor to Win Oscar, Emmy, and Tony for Acting

By: nymag.com

Viola Davis made history at the Oscars on Sunday night, and not just because she gave yet another awe-inspiring speech after winning the best supporting actress award for her role in Fences. Instead, as Variety reports, Davis’s triumph has actually made her the first black actor to win an Oscar, Tony, and Emmy for acting — and now, she’s only one Grammy away from an EGOT. Here is the full article.

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