Monthly Archives: May 2019

Other Jesus

Produced by EW&FCO Public Recordings. Presented by Festival TransAmériques at St. Jax Church, Montreal, May 29 to 31. Parallel tellings of the life of Christ on stage and screen have proliferated like loaves and fishes over the years, and Evan … Continue reading

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Hidden Paradise

Created and performed by Marc Béland and Alix Dufresne. Presented by Festival TransAmériques at Monument-National, May 25 to 28, 2019 An interpretive dance piece about tax evasion. Sounds fun, right? Surprisingly, it does turn out to be thoroughly enjoyable and … Continue reading

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Fantasia

Directed by Anna Karasińska. Presented by Festival TransAmériques at Centaur Theatre, May 24 to 26, 2019 Being a festival that highlights the experimental, sometimes Festival TransAmériques offers shows that blur the line between finished, polished product and something that feels … Continue reading

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Tous des oiseaux

Written and directed by Wajdi Mouawad. Performed during Festival TransAmériques, May 22-27, 2019 This year’s Festival TransAmériques opener, Tous des oiseaux, fulfills all the expectations that come with that weighty position. It’s a hugely ambitious spectacle from a contemporary theatre … Continue reading

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Encore

Written by Marc Prescott. Presented by Tableau d’Hôte Theatre Mini-Main at Mainline Theatre, May 9 to 19, 2019 Marc Prescott’s elegiac love story Encore is something of a change of pace for Tableau d’Hôte Theatre, following their more politically-charged productions … Continue reading

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