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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

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 09:00PM
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.

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: 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.

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 06:00AM
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

SOURCE: 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 …

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 02:23PM
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

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 01:02PM
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

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: 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?​​​

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 04:00PM
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

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: 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

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 03:02PM

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