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Miserybased 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.
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.
Refugee Hotelpresented 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.
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.
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
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
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.
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. http://2016.montrealfringe.ca/index.php/spectacle/rose-of-youth/?lang=en
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.
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.
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 venue OFF B FreeStandingRoom (FSR) 4324 St-Laurent #300. Join in a with performer Jen Viens and playwright-director Adriana Bogaard. -60min. BlogCast 12min.
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.
...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
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.
...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.
…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.
starring: Evan Harvey & Calla Wright
Blogcast 7:30 min. http://www.mainlinetheatre.ca/en/spectacles/le-gala-mainline-pour-le-theatre-etudiant-presente-the-mainline-gala-for-student-drama-pr
...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. http://www.mainlinetheatre.ca/en/spectacles/le-gala-mainline-pour-le-theatre-etudiant-presente-the-mainline-gala-for-student-drama-pr
...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
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
...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.