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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Choreographer quits Les Grands Ballets’ male-dominated Femmes program by Robert Everett-Green

Medhi Walerski has given up a commission for next season after widespread criticism that the program for which he was hired would not feature any women

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Friday, February 23, 2018

Opéra de Montréal to present 10-round boxing ‘opera in jazz’ by Robert Everett-Green

It’s the Canadian premiere of Champion, about real-life boxer Emile Griffith, who killed an opponent in the ring in 1962.

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 05:31PM
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Montreal academic’s live serial presentation of The Iliad captures all the allure of modern TV by Robert Everett-Green

Lynn Kozak’s Happy Hour Homer is part of her ongoing research into how Homer’s epics would have been made digestible for their first live audiences

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 04:12PM
Friday, February 16, 2018

Investigative playwriting shines light on myths and realities of Hydro-Québec by Robert Everett-Green

Bare-bones play poses uncomfortable questions on utility’s purpose and policies.

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 08:42PM
Friday, January 26, 2018

Robert Lepage’s new Quebec City venue may mark a game-change for performing arts across Canada by Robert Everett-Green

The new $54-million complex, Le Diamant, will offer a venue and incubator for Canadian and international theatre-related art

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Monday, January 22, 2018

JFK opera delves into the dreams of the former president by Robert Everett-Green

Opera opening in Montreal creates a fictional dream world from the night before John F. Kennedy's assassination

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 05:42PM
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

A return to the classics at Montreal’s Les Grands Ballets by Robert Everett-Green

After a fond farewell to former artistic director Gradimir Pankov, Ivan Cavallari takes the reins at the venerable Montreal troupe – and he's wasting no time veering company in a new …

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Friday, November 24, 2017

The loneliness of the long-distance Leonard Cohen dancer by Robert Everett-Green

At MAC exhibition, Clara Furey pays tribute to one of Canada’s most famous voices in silence

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 03:38PM
Friday, November 17, 2017

Will Gilbert Rozon’s fall kill the Just for Laughs festival he founded? by Robert Everett-Green

A rival event is being debated as the creator of the popular comedy juggernaut is toppled by sexual-misconduct allegations

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 03:43PM
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Montreal choreographer Marie Chouinard on bringing a surreal medieval painting to life by Robert Everett-Green

Chouinard transforms Hieronymus Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delights in a three-act work

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 05:40PM
Monday, May 29, 2017

Shows at Montreal’s Festival TransAmériques explore memory from radically different angles by Robert Everett-Green

Runaway Girl is about the persistence of memory while 7 Pleasures explores getting rid of memory and starting over

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 04:13PM
Monday, May 8, 2017

Review: Cirque du Soleil’s thrilling Volta is crippled by its story by Robert Everett-Green

Despite bringing the usual marvels that come along with a Cirque production, the new show has numerous dull patches

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 05:54PM
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Dance gains a new foothold at Montreal’s Quartier des Spectacles by Robert Everett-Green

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens is one of four dance organizations moving into new quarters at the Espace Danse

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 05:59PM
Friday, March 24, 2017

Centaur’s new director Eda Holmes confronts theatre’s role in diverse society by Robert Everett-Green

Audience regeneration is a problem for proscenium arts companies all over North America, but Montreal poses special challenges

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Until the Lions offers intimate dance version of epic poem by Robert Everett-Green

Theatre director Peter Brook and dancer-choreographer Akram Khan distill different episodes from the Mahabharata into presentations lasting not much more than an hour

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 04:13PM
Friday, March 17, 2017

How two Montreal arts companies are paying it forward by Robert Everett-Green

Centre de Création O Vertigo and Les Deux Mondes have become hubs for developing new creative work

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 02:30PM
Friday, March 3, 2017

Opéra de Montréal looks to attract new audience with Pink Floyd opera by Robert Everett-Green

Producers are reworking the band's classic album The Wall – but can they really keep the English rock band's fan base coming back to the theatre?​​​

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 02:23PM
Friday, January 27, 2017

Francis Poulenc’s opera Dialogues des Carmélites offers timely lessons about faith and intolerance by Robert Everett-Green

Despite being written in 1956, the opera's themes are easily relevant to current conditions

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 03:45PM
Friday, December 16, 2016

L’Opéra de Montréal collaborates with formerly homeless to craft opera by Robert Everett-Green

L’Opéra de Montréal wants to tell stories that are rarely told in their art form, and involving the subjects every step of the way

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 03:22PM
Thursday, December 1, 2016

NAC to invest $3-million annually in ambitious cross-Canada projects by Robert Everett-Green

National Arts Centre expects to invest the money in 15 to 20 projects a year, which do not have to appear on its stages

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 05:00AM
Friday, November 11, 2016

Quebec play Fredy raises questions about power and story ownership by Robert Everett-Green

Annabel Soutar’s Fredy documents the 2008 shooting death by Montreal police of Fredy Villanueva

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 01:03PM
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Nederlands Dans Theater gives smashing performance in Montreal by Robert Everett-Green

Nederlands Dans Theater brings performance to Montreal’s Place des Arts

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 01:57PM
Monday, July 25, 2016

Quebec comedians Mike Ward's right to free speech isn’t under attack by Robert Everett-Green

Mike Ward may appear like a free-speech martyr, but comedians could learn some humility

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 02:57PM
Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Gala at Festival TransAmériques asks amateurs to dance to beautiful results; plus a 2017 announcement by Robert Everett-Green

Jérôme Bel brings a kind of movement karaoke to Festival TransAmériques

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Friday, May 27, 2016

Une île flottante is a mad farce whose ridiculous characters cling to integrity by Robert Everett-Green

Bilingual comedy is Swiss director Christoph Marthaler’s very loose adaptation of La Poudre aux yeux

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 12:47PM
Friday, May 20, 2016

The Shakespearean drama of Quebec sovereignty by Robert Everett-Green

Hamlet is the best template for the province’s sovereignty, and may be even better as a frame for any PQ leadership campaign

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 02:54PM
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Cirque du Soleil’s Luzia is a magical Mexican spectacle by Robert Everett-Green

Luzia sees characters clad in gossamer wings, iguana heads and cockroach costumes amid surreal evocations of the country’s culture

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 03:30PM
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Friday, April 15, 2016

Montreal musical pays homage to legendary strip club star Lili St. Cyr by Robert Everett-Green

A tale about strip joint the Gayety plays fast and loose with facts, but lovingly

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 11:20AM
Sunday, March 20, 2016

How Montreal’s Studio 303 learned to thrive without government funding by Robert Everett-Green

A sudden loss of funding for Montreal’s dance-oriented centre left room to focus more on residencies and service to artists

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 12:00PM
Monday, March 14, 2016

Montreal dancers show a ‘different perspective’ on love and intimacy by Robert Everett-Green

Avec pas d’coeur, by Montreal dance company Maï(g)wenn et les Orteils, explores the difference in emotional perspectives of three dancers with unusual genetic conditions

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 03:02PM

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