What’s On – October 4 – 11

What's On One-Act Play Festival - Concordia University Five programs of short plays. A wide spectrum of theatrical styles, from dystopic fantasy to absurdism to mask comedy to post-dramatic performance. Themes ranging from romantic love to politics to virginity to monsters.  Dozens of student and professional theatre artists. Countless vivid moments. The Shows Mistero Buffo, written … Continue reading What’s On – October 4 – 11

Theatre News: September 17 – 23

Local News See what's happening this week in Montreal theatre! *** Great coverage for QDF Member Dane Stewart's show (get your tickets! It's the last weekend!) The History of Sexuality playing at MainLine Theatre. Compare Dane's approach to his subjects to Colleen Murphy's (article below). This article really illustrates the respect and fondness Dane has for … Continue reading Theatre News: September 17 – 23

What’s On – September 27 – October 4

What's On QDF Annual General Meeting and Fall 2017 Calendar Launch The History of Sexuality by Dane Stewart Presented by Talking Dog Productions. Five students take a graduate seminar studying the work of revolutionary French philosopher Michel Foucault. As they argue over issues of sexuality, gender, oppression and free will, these theories begin to rupture … Continue reading What’s On – September 27 – October 4

What’s On – September 20-27

What's On The Secret Rapture by David Hare Presented by the Professional Theatre Program at Dawson College. The children of light and darkness battle in this brilliant play by the author of Racing Demon. Gentle Isobel happily runs a small graphics design business with her lover until her sister Marion and her father’s young widow … Continue reading What’s On – September 20-27

Quick Selfie: Kym Dominique-Ferguson

  In this Quick Selfie, Kym Dominique-Ferguson tells us about some of his faves! Be sure to check out Madpoetix's show this week, PHENOMENAL 5IVE, a project focusing on bringing into the light talented, engaging Black women representing Montreal with the incorporation of a spectrum of performance disciplines including: spoken word, storytelling, dance and music. … Continue reading Quick Selfie: Kym Dominique-Ferguson

Behind the Curtain: Cultivating Confidence with Gabriel Maharjan, director of Gruesome Playground Injuries

By: Caleigh Crow For Playground Productions, new swingers on the Montreal independent theatre monkey bars, there’s only the future ahead, laid cleanly before them like white-painted hopscotch squares, still un-scuffed by sneakers and loose pebbles. Their first kick at the can (last playground joke), Gruesome Playground Injuries, offers the story of two characters brought together … Continue reading Behind the Curtain: Cultivating Confidence with Gabriel Maharjan, director of Gruesome Playground Injuries