Tuesday, 22 November 2016

HAIR @ MainLine Theatre Nov. 23-27.

HAIR Presented by In The Wings Promotions at MainLine, 3997 St-Laurent; Nov. 23 - 27

. Join MMA host Davyn Ryall as he chats with director & choreographer Nadia Verrucci about the production.

BoxOffice: 514-849-3378 www.mainlinetheatre.ca

BlogCast 15min.

Monday, 7 November 2016

MISERY @ MainLine Theatre, November 9 - 13.

Misery based on the Steven King novel. Known for the feature film of the same title here is the stage play version directed by Dale Hayes. Performances: Wed, Thr, Fri, @ 8pm & Sat, Sun, @ 2pm & 8pm. Box office: 514-849-3378

Listen in to a chat with Montreal's Main ARTery host Davyn Ryall and D2 artistic director Dale Hayes. BlogCast duration: 8:30min.

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Prom Queen: The Musical! @ Segal Centre to November 20th.

Prom Queen: The Musical! Based on the true to life story of Marc Hall.

The world premiere of a new Canadian musical.  Based on a true to life story that made the headlines across Canada and around the globe. Presented at the Segal Centre for the Performing Arts. Play by Kent Staines; Composed by Colleen Dauncey; Akiva Romer-Segal lyricist. Directed by Marcia Kash. Featuring a cast of 18 talented triple threats, an orchestra of 8, musically directed by Mark Camilleri. Choreographed by Sean Cheesman. Set & Costume by John C. Dinning. Lighting by Luc Prairie. 

Listen in to Montreal's Main ARTery host Davyn Ryall in a chat with Alessandro Costantini in the lead role of Marc Hall. BlogCast duration 8min.


www.segalcentre.org 514-739-7944

Monday, 31 October 2016

Refugee Hotel @ Segal Studio to November 13.

Refugee Hotel presented by Teesri Duniya Theatre at the Segal Studio. Play by Carmen Aguirre. Directed by Paulina Abarca-Cantin. Performed in English, Spanish projection. Listen in as MMA host Davyn Ryall chats with actor Craig Francis. Blog cast 10min. 


Thursday, 20 October 2016

BATTERED @ Rialto Infinite Studio October 20 - November 6.


Play by Arthur Holden; Directed by Diana Faijrajsl. Listen in to a post-preview chat with MMA host Davyn Ryall and cast members: Brett Watson & Susan Glover. Playing October 20 to November 6 Tickets $20-$25. Box office: 514-987-1774 ext. 104.

Blog cast duration: -11:30min.


CHLORINE @ Centaur Theatre October 19-29.


creature / creature in collaboration with le Théâtre du Grand Cheval and Centaur Theatre's Brave New Looks
presents CHLORINE. Join MMA's host Davyn Ryall in some 'looker-room' chatter with Cat Lemieux (Sarah Campbell) as she gets in a few words about her character and her performance and the play. Tickets $25-$28. Box office: 514-288-3161

BlogCast duration 9:30min.


Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Jerome of Sandy Cove


A Persephone Production, written & directed by Christopher Moore, with music & lyrics by Sarah Segal-Lazar, at MainLine Theatre, 3997 blvd. St-Laurent October 6 - 16, 2016.

www.mainlinetheatre.ca 514-849-3378

BlogCast 15:30min.


Sunday, 18 September 2016


Kendall Savage, founder and curator of the first edition of the Clown Festival of Montreal, chats with MMA host Davyn Ryall about the festival at MainLine Gallery and Theatre September 29 - October 2. www.mtlclownfest.com

BlogCast duration: 13min.

Box office: www.mainlinetheatre.ca

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Next Wave of New Musicals Festival

Listen in as MMA host Davyn Ryall chats with Dayne Ntibarikure, Artistic Director of Centre for Education and Theatre in Montreal (C.E.T.M.) and curator of the 8th edition of the Next Wave of New Musicals Festival September 14-17. 


Duration of BlogCast -8:00min.

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

Rose of Youth @ Fringe #26

Rose of Youth

Cedric Martin, Ryan James, Daniel Entz, from Toronto, chat about the world premier of their original creation 'Rose of Youth' at Fringe Venue #12 Studio Jean Valcourt. Originally small town boys themselves, they portray three friends struggling with family traditions, faith, and duty. Set in Canada in the period leading up to WWII they must decide if they'll follow the path of the forefathers, holding true to their sense of friendship, love, and morality. BlogCast 16:40min. 


Friday, 3 June 2016

Mutement @ Montreal Fringe #26 Venue #3.


Playwright / Performer Chris Wardell chats about the most important thing in comMUTEication
with the use of movement, objects, jiberish & puppetry. A non-speciific lingual play. Venue #3 Pauline McGibbon, NTS. 45min. 

BlogCast 12min.


Those Darn Donovans @ Montreal Fringe #26

Those Darn Donovans 

Co-Playwright & Co-Director Callum Pfohl chats about his collaboration with Sebastien Burke, a comedy about the tragedy of family. Venue #6 MainLine Theatre. 60min. BlogCast -10min.

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Choreography which leads to Satisfaction @ Montreal Fringe #26

Choreography which leads to Satisfaction (link to BlogCast)

Created  & performed by Nika Stein this original solo bilingual theatrical movement piece strips away choréography to the bare essentials of raw emotion. Venue #12 Studio Jean-Valcourt, 4750 Henri-Julien. 60min. 18+ BlogCast 7:40min.


Messy Bitch @ Montreal Fringe #26

MESSY BITCH (link to BlogCast)

Co-playwright and performer Jessica Rae chats about her collaboration with co-playwright Renée Sawtelle and director Hannah Dorozio. What type of a 'bitch' are you and if you aren't should you be.... Venue #8 Black Theatre Workshop (BTW) 3680 Jeanne Mance.


Plays by Kids @ Montreal Fringe #26

Plays by Kids (link to BlogCast)

Performers Martin Law and Fiona Ross chat about their two hander compilation of plays written by younger folks and then interpreted by themselves as adults. Some of the topics are for a 'mature' audience; Performances on: June 9, 12, 16 are for adults; on: June 13, 18, 19 for all. Venue #3 Salle Pauline McGibbon, 5030 St-Denis.


Mannequin Romance Mysteries Presents: The Lady and the Leg @ Montreal Fringe #26

Mannequin Romance Mysteries Presents: The Lady and the Leg (link to BlogCast)

Playwright-performer Andrea Swallow chats about her one woman semi-improve murder mystery production presented at the unique
Venue OFF E, Eva B, 2015 St-Laurent.


The Passage @ Montreal Fringe #26

The Passage (link to BlogCast)

One woman's journey during the Klondike era. If you want to make a discovery you'll have to rush up three flights of stairs at FSR to strike gold with this Fringe nugget at v
enue OFF B FreeStandingRoom (FSR) 4324 St-Laurent #300. Join in a with performer Jen Viens and playwright-director Adriana Bogaard. -60min. BlogCast 12min.


A Thousand Kindness @ Montreal Fringe #26

A Thousand Kindnesses (link to BlogCast)

Fran Alexander chats about her friends production from Glasgow, playwright-performer Rachel Jury presents her one-woman play about acts of kindness. Based to true to life experiences. 60min. 16+ Venue #8 Black Theatre Workshop (BTW) Studio, 3680 Jeanne Mance. BlogCast -10min.

Friday, 20 May 2016

THE SAMA KUTRA @ Café Cleopatre May 26, 28; 07:30pm; June 4, 8pm.


Featuring clown-foonery touring artists : Jed Tomlinson & Jacqueline Russell @ Café Cleopatre, 1230 St-Laurent; 
May 26, 28; 07:30pm & June 4, 8pm. Tickets: 16$ in advance online 20$ (cash) at the door. www.sizzlespark.com

Sunday, 13 March 2016

Rick Miller (part 2) brings BOOM to Segal Centre

...Rick Miller Part 2...

...Part two of Montreal's Main ARTery exclusive feature with Rick Miller. Continuing our chat of about his last adventure on the global stage to his return to his home-town roots with the opening of BOOM at the Segal Centre for the Arts http://www.segalcentre.org March 20 - April 10. www.rickmiller.ca

BlogCast duration 14:15.

Sunday, 6 March 2016

Rick Miller, exclusive chat part 1

Rick Miller, Part 1...

Join MMA's host Davyn Ryall in an exclusive 1-on-1 chat with the one and only Ricky Miller. Mister Entertainment of his generation reveals his journey from a McGill Fringe stage as a local home-town artist makes it to the big time onto a global stage. Part one... BlogCast 18:00min.

Part two posted above separately later.

For more info: www.rickmiller.ca

Rick Miller performs Bohemian Rhapsody at J.F.L.

Sunday, 28 February 2016

The Breakfast Club @ MainLine MainSpace March 3-6, 2016.

Link...The Breakfast Club...

Dale Hayes chats about her latest adaptation for the stage from the 80's cult film of the same name. Five performances at MainLine Theatre March 3 to 6. BlogCast: 14:00min.


Saturday, 20 February 2016

Louis Riel : A Comic-Strip Stage Play

...Louis Riel...

...Based on the work of Chester Brown, Rustwerk Refinery Productions presents this experimental 2-D puppetry play adapted and directed by Zach Fraser at La Chapelle February 25 - March 5. Listen in as we chat with a very giddy Zach Fraser. rustwerk.ca lachapelle.org 514-843-7738 BlogCast 13:30 min.

Tuesday, 16 February 2016



...is about to hit six years of true to life storytelling. 

The mastermind behind this initiative Matt Goldberg chats with MMA all about some upcoming special Confabulation events and milestones.

Confabulation which is presented the 1st Saturday of every month at MainLine Theatre can be contacted for submissions of stories or box office at www.confabulation.ca

BlogCast 11:15 min.

Friday, 12 February 2016

Moby Dick - a play adapted by Jim Burke

Moby Dick...

...by Herman Melville Presented by Persephone Productions at Studio Jean-Valcourt to February 21. Listen in to a chat with play adaptor Jim Burke.


BlogCast 10:15 min.

Thursday, 11 February 2016

On This Day...

...presented at Centaur Theatre to March 6th. Join MMA in a chat with the elated playwright Alexandria Haber opening night.

BlogCast 9:00 min.


Sunday, 7 February 2016

…presented by Thunder Tangent Productions, is a post-dramatic collective creation about alcohol, substance abuse, and failure. We will plumb the very depths of the inner workings of our souls. We will explore substance abuse from a historical, scientific, and personal perspective. We will find ourselves and lose ourselves and find ourselves again, (probably), all while drunk and getting drunker. Imagine the shenanigans. Imagine the tomfoolery. We'll probably even learn some lessons.

Co-Written and starring: Evan Harvey & Calla Wright
Creative Director: Michelle Lee

Blogcast 7:30 min.


LÈVE LE SON @ MainLine Gala dramatique pour des étudiants

...présente par Théâtre Sans Nombre est une réunion amicale entre le spectateur et les acteurs qui vous accueillent à prendre le thé dans leur nouvel appartement. Jeune couple, ils sont impatients de vous recevoir afin de vous parler d'eux-mêmes, de chacune de leurs "première fois", de leur couple et encore... d'eux-mêmes. Peut-être que ce Party tea ne se déroulera pas exactement comment ils l'avaient prévu.

Écrite et mise en scène par Gabrielle CadotInterprétée par Laurence Perron-Girard et Vincent Michaux St-Louis

Blogcast 7:00 min.


THE DAY GOD PLANTED A TREE @ MainLine Student Drama Gala

The Day God Planted A Tree...

presented by Lucky Cadaver Theatre Company.
Religion gets a satiric and absurd makeover all in one heavenly bar. Come for the laughs, stay until all Hell breaks loose.

Director/Writer: Julie Foster
Stage Manager: Michelle Soicher
Starring: Samantha Bitonti, Leah Fong, Adrian Manicom, Oliver Price

Blogcast: 6:50 min.


THANK YOU FOR THE TIME @ MainLine Gala for Student Drama

Thank You For The Time...

...presented by We Are One a one act play racing to solve a problem between two nearly human creatures that have been left behind. As they scramble to understand what has become of their relationship, our two beings see the little life they have built for themselves begin to dissolve. Funny, sad, sweet, and strange, it's a play first and foremost about love and how much we will do for those we give it to.
Writer: Dimitri Kyres
Director: Emelia Hellman
Stage Manager: Lizzie Chuprun
Starring: Ally Caruso and Patrick Ryan

Blogcast 7:00 min.

Monday, 1 February 2016

Bintie's Journey - B.T.W. @ Segal Studio

Binti’s Journey…

...presented by Black Theatre Workshop (B.T.W.) is this season's high school touring production. Public performances will be presented at the Segal Studio Feb. 11-14. Featuring: Aiza Ntibarikure as Binti, Dayane Ntibarikure as Memory, Keren Roberts as Junie, Jaa Smith-Johnson as Kwasi. Join MMA in a chat with Dayane Ntibarikiue. 
Blogcast 10:30 min.



...presented by PlayShed, is a play by Mike Bartlett, directed by Liz Valdez, performed at the MAI to February 14. Featuring: Mike Payette, Eloi ArchamBeaudoin, Mélanie Sirois, Michel Perron. playshed.ca

Blogcast 12:45 min.