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Prom Queen cast courtesy of the Segal Centre
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Theatre: Prom Queen reigns, enthralling Segal audiences

Something new and exciting was unveiled at the Segal Centre this month — a world premiere of a Broadway-class production — and it is a must-see spectacle!

Clockwise from top left:  Jean-Michel Richer, Emily Dorn, Alain Coulombe, Gordon Binter
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Does Opéra de Montréal’s Don Giovanni have shades of Donald Trump?

When Opéra de Montréal production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni plays Nov. 12, 15, 17, and 19, many will be struck by the similarity between its central figure and Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Barbara Lewis sings the soul of the country
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Barbara Lewis sings the soul of the country

The growing repertoire of great songs written by Canadians is a perfect focus for a concert series, and that is exactly what Barbara Lewis is doing.

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First Azrieli Music Project concert features MSO and award winners

A unique program combining music by Jewish composers and music new work performed in public for the first time is on tap for a special concert evening October 19

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Off means On at the October Jazz Fest

Off Festival de Jazz returns with 22 concerts and related cultural activities.

Book review: How Justin Trudeau won the race of his life
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Book review: How Justin Trudeau won the race of his life

In our media-dominated world there is a principle that politicians ignore at their peril: you could offer the most imaginative and necessary policies and competent people to implement them, but without marketing they won’t sell.

Emma Tibaldo speaking at the launch of 10 professional independent English-language theatre programs. Photo: Gabriel Saltiel
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Quebec Drama Federation proves Indie English theatre alive and well

Montrealers are once again looking forward to a vibrant and varied theatre season.

My Name is Asher Lev comes to Segal Centre
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My Name is Asher Lev comes to Segal Centre

The Segal Centre will present My Name Is Asher Lev by Aaron Posner, directed by Steven Schipper from September 11 to October 2.

Segal Centre revives Shtet’l Wedding
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Segal Centre revives Shtet’l Wedding

Of the 70 plays that the late Dora Wasserman directed as part of her Yiddish Drama Group, A Shtet’l Wedding (A chaseneh in Shtet’l) was among the most popular.

Festival Lanaudière promises renowned classical music
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Festival Lanaudière promises renowned classical music

The Festival de Lanaudière offers a range of concerts performed by renowned musicians including symphonic, chamber and choral works, till August 7.