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Mtl Fringe: Is That How Clowns Keep You Up All Night?

Mainline Theatre, to June 16, 2019 Following on from last years Is That How Clowns Have Sex?, sex educationalist Fiona Ross returns with her alter-ego, Beatrice the Clown, for another riotous hour of naughty yet sweetly innocent pedagogy.  This time … Continue reading

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Mtl Fringe: The DK Effect: Overconfident and Underqualified

Performed and directed by DK Reinemer. Playing at Petit Campus to June 15, 2019 The creator of one of last year’s Fringe highlights, Becoming Magic Mike, is back: not, as you might have expected, with a show called Becoming Magic … Continue reading

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Bacchantes – Prélude pour une purge

Produced by P.OR.K. Presented by Festival TransAmériques at Monument-National, June 2/3, 2019 Rarely have I seen a Festival TransAmériques audience go as nuts as the one last night, responding to the closing show of the festival with wave after wave … Continue reading

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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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