Quebec Drama Federation Spring/Summer Calendar Launch

Catch a glimpse of Montreal's hottest shows of the season on June 6th

QDF 2016 Spring/Summer Launch

The Quebec Drama Federation is donning a dress and heels for our Spring/Summer Theatre Calendar Launch, which is being hosted by Montreal’s most salacious and sassy drag superstar: CONNIE LINGUA!

Join us on June 6th at the Centaur Theatre Gallery and enjoy performances from upcoming theatre productions taking place around Montreal over the summer months.

Doors open and refreshments will be served at 5:30pm with performances beginning at 6:30pm! The event is FREE and open to the public!

Official Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/743914062417774/

FEATURED PERFORMANCES


The Producers

THE PRODUCERS
Produced by Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre in Association with the Côte Saint-Luc Dramatic Society / Directed by Anisa Cameron
Playing at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts from June 19 – July 10

The Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre recreates Mel Brooks’ hysterically funny musical comedy, in a new production that captures the Golden Age of Yiddish humour. World Yiddish Premiere!

 


Bye Bye BirdieBYE BYE BIRDIE
Produced by West Island Theatre Association / Directed by Bryan Libero
Playing at the Louise Chalmers June 10 – 18

As a publicity stunt to survive ‘60’s rock sensation Conrad Birdie being drafted to the army, manager Albert and Rose hatch a plan to send Conrad to small-town Ohio to plant a goodbye kiss on one lucky fan for the entire world to see, sending the whole town into utter chaos.

 


King LearKING LEAR
Produced by Base, Common & Popular / Directed by Michael Leowen
Playing at the MainLine Theatre August 24 – 28

In Shakespeare’s tragedy of power bowing to flattery, Old King Lear splits his kingdom between his three daughters according to who loves him most, a rash scheme that will cost him his kingdom, his family and his mind.

 


Plays by Kids

PLAYS BY KIDS
Produced by Chocolate Moose Theatre
Playing at Studio Pauline-McGibbon from June 9 – 19

Adult performers bring the imaginative stories and plays of children to life and the stage in Chocolate Moose Theatre Company’s 2016 Fringe show.

 


A Thousand KindnessesA THOUSAND KINDNESSES
Produced by ConFAB / Written and Directed by Rachel Jury
Playing at the Black Theatre Workshop Studio from June 10 – 19

ATK explores migration, asylum, kindness – based on interviews with people affected, and how Rachel’s Dad was kind but she didn’t want to be like him.

 


Folie's FolliesFOLIE’S FOLLIES
Produced by d2 Productions Montreal
Playing at the Black Theatre Workshop Studio from June 9 – 19

3 Short Plays About Relationships, the Good, the Bad, and the Absurd.

 


Messy BitchMESSY BITCH
Produced by Grit n’ Gusto / Directed by Hannah Dorozio
Playing at the Black Theatre Workshop Studio from June 9 – 19

Dive into Jessica Rae’s messy world of puppets and objecttheatre in her one-woman show about why we all need to become bitches.

 


Screen Shot 2016-05-27 at 1.37.23 PMCAPTAIN AURORA II: A SUPERHERO MUSICAL SEQUEL
Produced by Kaleidoscope Theatre / Directed by Trevor Barrette
Playing at Theatre LaChappelle June 9 – 19

When the President of Earth forms an alliance with an evil extraterrestrial empire, it will be up to Captain Aurora to save the day… again!

 


Sexpectations

SEXPECTATIONS
Produced by Moxy Scallywag / Directed by Karen Fennell
Playing at Petit-Campus June 10 – 19

Five-time Montreal FRINGE performer Maxine Segalowitz builds her first one-woman show, with a whole cast of different characters every night (that’s you!). 

 


Part IPART I
Produced by Project X Performance / Directed by 
Ilana Zackon
Playing at Studio Bliss June 4 – 19

Multiple performers will explore and share their real life experiences on the theme of “silent struggle” and “mental health” through a variety of performance mediums.

 


Atomic CityATOMIC CITY
Produced by Yarn Productions
Playing at the Freestanding Room June 3 – 19

In a secret city developing a new weapon to end World War II, a scientist and his assistant plunge into a forbidden love affair. They soon discover that there are some endeavors more volatile than splitting the atom. And just as explosive.

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