Monthly Archives: June 2018

Mtl Fringe: 4’33’’ in Baghdad, Lucky

Nicolas Royer-Artuso’s one-man show 4’33’’ in Baghdad, directed by Ulfet Sevdi, is like a savage Jonathan Swift satire delivered by an unflappable TED talk academic. It’s also got male stripping in it. Let me try and explain. Royer-Artuso purports to … Continue reading

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Mtl Fringe: I Think I’m Dead

Performed and directed by Al Lafrance Montreal Improve Espace B Master storyteller and the Fringe’s favorite son Al Lafrance returns with a one-man show about insomnia, parallel universes, near-death experiences and something a whole lot darker. You know you’re in … Continue reading

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Mtl Fringe: Mid Knight

Written by Laurent McCuaig-Pitre. Directed by Alain Mercieca Theatre St. Catherine Local up-and-coming talent Laurent McCuaig-Pitre returns with his swashbuckling ego Little Charming for this show about a 7-year-old dealing with his parents’ divorce by retreating into a fairy-tale world … Continue reading

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Mtl Fringe: How to Be a Dick

Written and performed by Robbie Dillon Montreal Improv Theatre A If you’re looking for that authentic Fringe disaster to dine out on over the next few weeks, Robbie Dillon’s How to Be a Dick could well provide the money shot. … Continue reading

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Mtl Fringe: Kafka’s Metamorphosis: The Many-Legged Musical!

Performed by The Shylock Project. Directed by Matt Chiorini Théâtre d’Aujourd’hui One of the most noteworthy shows of last year’s Fringe was The Shylock Project, a fascinating on-stage “radio drama” about Orson Welles’s failed attempts to film The Merchant of … Continue reading

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Mtl Fringe: Fringe: Improvised

Performed by DJ Mausner and David Kaufman. Directed by David Kaufman Much of Fringe is about taking a chance on an unknown quality with a wacky title. The title for Fringe: Improvised, though, isn’t likely to have you scratching your … Continue reading

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Mtl Fringe: Apocalipsync: Humanity Is a Drag

Performed by House of Laureen. Directed by Mathieu Flageole Theatre St. Catherine Montreal’s favorite drag troupe House of Laureen are back this year with Apocalipsync: Humanity Is a Drag, a glimpse into a future world populated by roaming bands of … Continue reading

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