On the Run with Musical Fun as Bonnie & Clyde Ostentatiously Outthink and Outmaneuver the Mainstream at Mainline

Our cultural fascination with rebels, outlaws and norm outliers has hardly ever seemed to cease in the last quarter century or so. But for those coming of age in the Great Depression, their anti-heroes whose exploits were closely followed by the mesmerized – not in possession of tools like social Continue Reading

C te Saint-Luc Dramatic Society Applies a New “Coat” to Last Year’s Delightfully Dreamy Joseph Presentation, Now at Segal Centre

Every good production deserves an encore. So when you have an eclectic great production present itself before you – like the Montreal English Theatre Award-winning C te Saint-Luc Dramatic Society‘s take on the epic Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice musical masterpiece Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – you take it Continue Reading

Relive a Hundred Years of Strong Ties, Cultural Forces and Enduring Hope through Harmony in a Community’s Century Songbook at the Segal

A lot can (and does) happen in a hundred years. For Montreal’s Jewish community, there is little they haven’t seen (or heard) collectively. From the carefree 1920s until the Stock Market Crash at decade’s end, from the stories of the hallowed halls of Baron Byng High School to the great Continue Reading

Belting Them Out and Bringing Them Back for More: Lyric Theatre Singers Shake the (Musical) Foundations of DB Clarke Theatre

Bob Bachelor’s groundbreaking idea some fifty-four years ago to bring community musical theatre to lucky patrons in the newly burgeoning West Island has now monumentally grown into a citywide phenomenon known as the Lyric Theatre Singers. That performance division came into being almost thirty years ago after the Theatre moved Continue Reading

Punching a Clock, Punching Your Boss – All in a Day’s Work for the Wonderful WISTA Working Women of 9 to 5

The West Island Theatre Association has done it again: delivering a riveting romp to enthusiastic audiences with a glimpse into the world of the working woman and the accompanying joys, triumphs, tribulations and tumult with which they have had to deal with for decades now. Many will recall the film Continue Reading