Montreal Theatre: What’s On This Weekend (February 24th – 26th)


CLOSING THIS WEEKEND

  • Bakersfield Mist heads into the final weekend of its run at the Centaur Theatre (453 St. François-Xavier)Hard-drinking, chain-smoking, down-and-out, Maude (Nicola Cavendish) is convinced she bought an unknown Jackson Pollock masterpiece worth millions at a junk shop. The question is whether the highbrow art expert, Lionel (Jonathan Monro), will agree. A comedy on what makes art, and people, truly authenticRead our review and buy tickets online ($28 – 51)
  • Mr Goldberg Goes to Tel Aviv presented by Infinithéâtre ends its run at the St-James Theatre (265 Rue Saint-Jacques) on Saturday the 25th. Part farce, part suspenseful drama, award-winning writer Oren Safdie’s play is a jaw-rattling ride through the Palestinian/Israeli conflict, where allegiances constantly shift, religion is irreverent, and politics is a matter of survival. Read our review and buy tickets online ($12 – 25)

OPENING THIS WEEKEND

  • Troilus and Cressida presented by Theatre Sans Argent plays at the MainLine Theatre (3997 Boul Saint-Laurent) until Sunday, February 26th. “This love will undo us all.” Shakespeare’s song of blood and longing asks: how will we be true to a world that wants us gone? Buy tickets online ($12 – 18)
  • Fancy Nancy, the Musical presented by the Côte Saint-Luc Dramatic Society opens at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts (5170 Côte-Ste-Catherine) on Sunday. Based on the popular Fancy Nancy children’s book series by Jane O’Connor, this delightful new musical follows Fancy Nancy and her friends as they prepare to perform in their very first show. For audiences 3-9 years old. Buy tickets online ($25 – 30) 

THEATRE ON CAMPUS

  • When Five Years Pass presented by Tuesday Night Café Theatre heads into its final weekend of performances at McGill’s Morrice Hall (3485 Rue McTavish). Described by playwright Federica Lorca as an “impossible comedy”, the play blends together issues of gender, love, identity, and the human body in a world of dismantled and non-linear time. Reserve tickets via email ($6 – 10)
  • Art presented by Players’ Theatre has one final showing this Friday evening (3480 McTavish). A fast-paced, multi-award-winning comedy on the discussion of what makes art art that touches upon the fragility of human relationships, change, social divide, snobbery, nuts, and the pursuit of happiness. Reserve tickets via email ($5-10)

To see and search through the full list of events,
check out www.montrealtheatrehub.com/calendar/

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