What’s On

Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show – MainLine Theatre


It’s back! An annual favourite from MainLine Theatre featuring a huge cast and live band. It’s time to put on your fishnets and black nail polish, take a step to the right, and bring your knees in tight – I don’t need to say any more, you’re already doing the time warp again, aren’t you?!

The Rocky Horror Show runs from Oct 19-21, 25-29, 31 at 8pm at the MainLine Theatre. For more information on how to get tickets please click here.

 The Hockey Sweater: A Musical – The Segal Centre for Performing Arts



Roch Carrier’s classic children’s story is coming to the stage at the Segal Centre just as the weather here in Montreal is becoming decidedly wintry. Let’s celebrate everything good about winter with some family friendly Canadian nostalgia. AND it’s a musical!

The Hockey Sweater plays from October 19 to November 12 at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts. For more information and for tickets, please click here.



Oedipus Part One: Assembly – Scapegoat Carnivale


Scapegoat Carnivale presents a new translation and adaptation of Sophocle’s Odeipus Rex. Featuring a huge cast loaded with local talent including three (!) choirs who will sing the part of the chorus live on stage. Be sure to catch this re-imagining of a Greek classic. Come for the choirs, stay for the horrifying murder mystery!

Oedipus Part One: Assembly plays from October 20 – 22 at the Centaur Theatre. Be sure to get your tickets now! Opening night is already sold out, so call the Centaur box office at (514) 288-3161. For more details please click here.

Candyass Cabaret – Candyass Club


Candyass Cabaret is back! MC Jimmy Phule trips over cracked sidewalks and throws some salt over the shoulder with a SUPERTSTITIOUS cast on October 20. The Candyass Club Cabaret presents a monthly cabaret with a stellar cast and new acts every 3rd Friday. Featuring a tasty eclectic blend of artists in the heart of the historic entertainment district on the Main.

To win a pair of tickets to see the show, sign up for one of our workshops! Click here for contest details.

For more information on the Cabaret, please click here.

News of the Future – National Theatre School

banniere_NTS.jpgNews of the Future, created by the class of 2018 of the National Theatre School, with 2b Theatre and David Gagnon Walker, asks what information we can trust and how we decide to trust it. Intersecting stories follow people in a society falling precipitously into chaos as they try to make sense of a new world order.

Playing from October 23 – 28 at Monument-National, studio Hydro-Québec. For more information and for tickets please click here.

Playing with Fire: The Theo Fleury Story – Centaur Theatre presents a Persephone Theatre Production


First up at Centaur Theatre this season is The Theo Fleury Story, and as one of our QDF staff is a born and raised, do or die Calgary Flames fan, this is one to keep your eye on as a lengendary and heart-breaking story. Is it a hockey story or a human story?

Playing with Fire: The Theo Fleury Story runs from October 3 – 29 at the Centaur Theatre. For more information and for tickets, please click here.

The Mountaintop – Black Theatre Workshop and Neptune Theatre


Black Theatre Workshop and Neptune Theatre present The Mountaintop, the story of Martin Luther King Jr’s final night before his murder in Memphis, Tennessee, right after he made one of his most famous speeches: the prescient “Mountaintop” speech, which you can listen to here!

The Mountaintop plays from October 14 – 29 at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts. For more information and tickets please click here!

The Secret in the Wings – John Abbott College


The Secret in the Wings is a fairy tale play by Mary Zimmerman, and is billed as an “updated version” of the classic tale of the Beauty and the Beast but incorporates six fairy tales to create a fantastical evening of theatre!

The show runs from October 17 – 22 at the Casgrain Theatre. For more informtation and to get your tickets please click here.

Sunday Night Improv | Les Lundis D’impro | Art Machine – Theatre Sainte-Catherine

At Theatre Sainte-Catherine, the weekend runs Sunday – Tuesday! They’ve got three regular shows to entertain and delight!


Sunday Night Improv is both workshop and performance! Stop in from 5-7 for a free workshop with improvisers of all skill levels and hone your craft, then stick around for the show at 8 PM (tickets $7).

Presented by Le Nouvau International

For more information, click here.

Les Lundis D’impro is the same deal as Sunday, but this time for the Francophones!

Presented by Le Nouvau International.

For more information, click here.


Here’s TSC’s cabaret style Art Machine, where you can see great Francophone standup, sketch, live music, clown – it’s a variety show so the best thing to do is head down and check it out. Tuesdays at 7:30 PM, tickets are only $5!

For more information, click here.

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