What’s On this Weekend (March 31st – April 2nd)

Read our weekly roundup of what's playing across stages in Montreal!


Professional Theatre

  • You Will Remember Me completes its monthlong run on Sunday, April 2nd at the Centaur Theatre (453 St. François-Xavier). A vivid and elegant drama of a modern family struggling to make room in their lives for their aging patriarch – a university professor, political and intellectual force, and long-time sovereigntist – suffering from dementia. Buy tickets online ($28 – 51) Read our review of the show here.
  • Angélique presented by Tableau D’Hôte Theatre in co-production with Black Theatre Workshop also closes this weekend at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts (5170 Côte-Ste-Catherine). Based on true events, the play chronicles the life of Marie-Joseph Angélique, a Black Canadian slave who was publicly executed for having allegedly set fire to Montreal in 1734. Buy tickets online ($19 – 27). Read our interview article of the show here.


Up-and-Coming

  • The 2017 Young Creators Unit Showcase presented by Playwrights’ Workshop Montréal takes place this weekend only at the MainLine Gallery (3905 St-Laurent). Two days of staged readings of new work by emerging theatre creators! (Admission by donation only at the door)
  • The Shape of Things presented by Not a Real Theatre Company ends its run on Sunday at the MainLine Theatre (3997 Boul Saint-Laurent). How far would you go for love? For art? What would you be willing to change? Which price might you pay? A drama that peels back the skin of two modern-day relationships, exposing the raw meat and gristle that lie beneathReserve tickets online (Admission by donation).


Student Theatre

  • Anything Goes presented by the John Abbott College Department of Theatre & Music closes on Saturday at the Casgrain Theatre (21275 Lakeshore Road, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue). Nightclub singers, evangelists, stock market tycoons and gangsters mingle on a luxury ocean linear in this Broadway musical theatre classic! Buy tickets online ($7 – 13)
  • The McGill Drama Festival presented by Players’ Theatre heads into its first weekend of shows on campus (3480 McTavish). The annual university theatre festival is back to feature six new entirely student-written, directed, produced and performed plays! Reserve tickets via email ($6 – 10)
  • Richard III presented by the McGill University Department of English Drama & Theatre Program plays at Moyse Hall (853 Sherbrooke St. West).  In this nightmarish theatrical vision of Shakespeare’s classic created by an ensemble of masked storytellers, Richard is indeed three, merging and splintering within the unbounded landscape of his tormented imagination. Reserve tickets via email ($10) 
  • Stop Kiss presented by Tuesday Night Café theatre ends its run at McGill’s Morrice Hall (3485 McTavish) this Saturday. The story of a first kiss disrupted by tragedy, “Stop Kiss” brings to focus the high stakes of queer relationships, as well as questions of intimacy, love, and friendships. Reserve tickets via email ($6 – 10)

To check out the full calendar of events, go to
http://montrealtheatrehub.com/calendar/ 

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