Category Archives: General

The Shoplifters

Centaur Theatre Thru April 7, 2019 Written and Directed by Morris Panych Starring Ellen David and Marie-Eve Perron As the shoplifters With Michel Perron and Laurent Pitre As the security guards. I have nothing but praise of the highest order for all four characters. They deliver the playwright’s lines with staccato rhythm and have the […]

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How Black Mothers Say I Love You

Black Theatre Workshop Presents How Black Mothers Say I Love You By Trey Anthony Directed by Tamara Brown Continuing till March 16, 2019 Centaur Theatre I am at a loss for words to describe the pleasure I experienced as a member of the audience for this dynamic drama. Four extremely talented actors carry the script […]

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Daughters of Mile End

Written by Claudia Litvak POLACHEK & Pearl Lottner ROTHENBERG Directed by Rachelle GLAIT Set Design John DINNING  Costume Design Louise BOURRET  Lighting Design Mike SINNOTT Technical & Production Manager Sylvin SEVIGNY  Stage Manager Shane NICHOL With Tara AMSEL  Mara BERKOWITZ  Marissa BLAIR  Cheryl BLUM Arianna FALATO Sienna FALATO  Karen KARPMAN  Betty KIS  Nicole LEROUX Avah PENNEFATHER Gracie SHTERN  Evy SOLOMON  Nadia VERRUCCI From the co-authors of the […]

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Harvey’s

Harvey’s   As a soon to be former client of Harvey’s I am taking a moment to express my concerns. As an English speaking Montrealer I am appalled by the fact that there is not a single word of English on any of the signage inside or outside the venue. I am aware of the […]

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Dirty Laundry

Nettoyeurs Lavio 5761 Caldwell Cote St. Luc   I was a customer of this establishment before they closed the branch on Westminster in Montreal West. They have branches all over Montreal including Westmount, Ville St. Laurent and others. The first time I did business with their Caldwell branch was on the 7th of December 2018. […]

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St. Jerome Treasure

The chip wagon in St. Jerome was a must stop on the way to the Laurentians in the 50s. Then it became a diner in the 60s. It is still there in the same location on the main street going north making the best chips, hot dogs, hamburgers, club sandwiches, etc. The place is furnished […]

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Lyric Theatre Singers

Candlelight Christmas 2018 Loyola Chapel Concordia University December 6, 7, 8, 9   There are no limits or boundaries when you assemble forty-four great vocalists, six talented musicians, and guide them by Musical Director, Bob Bachelor. The Lyric Theatre Singers entertained thoroughly for more than two hours accompanied by a classically trained sextet of musicians. […]

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Patisserie Afroditi

Patisserie Afroditi 3480 Boul. Des Sources Dollard-Des-Ormeaux   We were on our way to a party at Les Trois Brasseures in Dollard. It had been a long and irritating trip along Montreal’s famous super highways. Now we found ourselves in need of a good cup of coffee. Because there is no left turn from Sources […]

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Les Trois Brasseurs Revisited

Les Trois Brasseurs Revisited 46 Boul. Brunswick Dollard-Des-Ormeaux QC   If you didn’t show up at the Trois Brasseurs in DDO last night for the fifth anniversary party, then you missed out on a fabulous time. Host Sam Pergantis was at his usual best making everyone feel more like a guest in his home. Notably […]

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Gratitude

Gratitude MainLine Theatre 3997 Blvd. St. Laurent Continuing till December 2. 2018 Set in a high school locker room, and dealing with issues of rites of passage, dares, peer pressure and how teenagers can use sex as a weapon to dominate others, the play is extremely relevant to the larger story that is now unfolding […]

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