Her Side of the Story: Revision to Resist – Imago Theatre
#HerSide514 will showcase four well-known stories revised and presented by four female directors and 25 actors! The plays presented are:
The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood
The Last Wife by Kate Hennig
What Happened After Nora Left Her Husband by Elfriede Jelinek, translated by Tinch Minter
Fucking A by Suzan-Lori Parks
The festival runs from October 31 – November 5th. For a more detailed schedule please click here. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Centaur Box Office at 514-288-3161 or online at www.centaurtheatre.com
Bad Jews – The Segal Centre for Performing Arts
Following last year’s sold out run, Bad Jews is back at the Segal Centre starting November 8!
From the synopsis on the Segal’s website:
“When three cousins gather in a cramped Manhattan apartment to mourn the death of their beloved grandfather and fight over a precious family heirloom, they learn there is much more at stake than who gets what. Bursting with crisp, fast-paced dialogue, Bad Jews is an exciting exploration of faith, family and legacy that is as thought-provoking and poignant as it is viciously funny.”
Bad Jews runs from November 8 – 26 at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts. For more information and for tickets please click here.
Late Company – d² productions
Is it possible to save a vulnerable child if their hurt is a secret? Late Company is a poignantly relevant contemporary story of forgiveness, culpability and reprisal. Set over the course of one evening, a family stricken by the loss of their son, who was bullied, at least in part, for his sexuality, attempts to build a bridge instead of placing blame, with mixed results. It’s cluttered, unsettling, funny, and before our eyes we witness grief move to healing.
Late Company runs from November 8-12 and November 16-19 at the MainLine Theatre. For a detailed schedule and ticketing information 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.
Bites of Life, Episode 1 – Gleams Theatre
Gleams Theater opens their season of series with Bites of Life, Episode 1. The show is comprised of three short plays, performed in a cosy salon in NDG.
Episode 1 runs every Friday from September 15 to November 13 at Salon 3. For more information and for tickets, click here.
Bites of Life, Episode 2 – Gleams Theatre
Gleams Theater continues their season with Bites of Life, Episode 2. The show is comprised of three short plays, performed in a cosy chocolate shop – coffee and a chocolate are included with admission!
Episode 2 runs every Thursday from October 19 to November 30 at Leonidas Culture Chocolate Cafe. For more information and for tickets, 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
Les Lundis D’impro is the same deal as Sunday, but this time for the Francophones!
Presented by Le Nouvau International.
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!