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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?​​​

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Monday, March 7, 2016

How Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters came to terms with operatic take of The Wall by Robert Everett-Green

The l’Opéra de Montréal convinced the Pink Floyd singer and bassist to accept an orchestral version of the album with a Another Brick in the Wall – The Opera

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Friday, March 4, 2016

Quebec comedian Mike Ward wants to be a martyr for ‘edgy’ free speech by Robert Everett-Green

Quebec Human Right Commission gets involved in comic Mike Ward’s use of ‘edgy’ free speech

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The price of Mike Ward's 'edgy' comedy and the failure of civility by Robert Everett-Green

Quebec Human Right Commission gets involved in comic Mike Ward’s use of ‘edgy’ free speech

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Friday, January 29, 2016

Lighting, projection take center stage in Symphonie 5.1 by Robert Everett-Green

Symphonie 5.1 offers an explosive demonstration of what marvels are possible when pairing lighting and projection with movement

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Friday, January 15, 2016

Dynamic Swan Lake mashup is a hot mess dramatically by Robert Everett-Green

In this show, all the swans in the corps de ballet were black South Africans, and everyone wore a white tutu, women and men

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Glimpses of eternity in Romeo and Juliet dance-drama at Usine C by Robert Everett-Green

Personal narratives of dancer-actors Clara Furey and Francis Ducharme help ground Shakespeare and Prokofiev’s classics in the here and now

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Friday, November 20, 2015

Freud takes a back seat in new productions of Strauss’s Elektra by Robert Everett-Green

Opéra de Montréal’s version and a Patrice Chéreau staging move toward a more humanistic view of Richard Strauss’s 1907 opera

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Friday, October 23, 2015

Bagne Recréation a nostalgic reawakening of Quebec modern dance by Robert Everett-Green

Dancer-choreographers Pierre-Paul Savoie and Jeff Hall have brought back an intensely physical piece, but reworked for current times

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Friday, September 18, 2015

Director Alexander Shelley bringing adventurous life to NAC Orchestra by Robert Everett-Green

Under the helm of new music director, Alexander Shelley, the NAC Orchestra appears poised to shake off the stupor of recent years, with a more risky and adventurous lineup for the season

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Friday, July 3, 2015

The Watershed: Montreal playwright tackles our most precious resource by Robert Everett-Green

How much do we value clean water, and our industrialized standard of living, and how much do we care about solving the puzzle of how to stop one from degrading the other?

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