In which Infinithéâtre and McGill’s English Department present Shakespeare’s sonnets presented like you’ve probably never seen them before.
* Sergei Parajanov’s The Legend of Suram Fortress
* Ambivalence at [SAS]
* Blaxploitation Remix @ the PHI Centre
* PWYC for The Ape
* Mod Club @ Blizzarts
Infinitheatre’s production of Kafka’s Ape: the antics of Howard Rosenstein’s man-turned-ape-turned-man are entertaining enough to let you forget the show’s just one dude talking for like an hour.
Pretty much every English theatre in town is launching a new show this week, as everyone bounces back from the holidays with fresh productions. Catch lit classics, a kids’ show for Black History Month and the tragic tale of wrongfully convicted Steven Truscott on stages around the city.
Deepali Lindblom’s latest performance piece fuses Indian and Western storytelling and dance practices to recount seven true inspirational tales from around the world.
* John Logan’s Red
* Joel Fishbane’s A Place in the Country
* CineCoup film funding
* Untold @ Vinyle
* Sunfields @ Snack N Blues
* Jour du Sabbat w/ DJs Isabelle “Luci” Langlois and Simon “Fer” Besre
* Expovente @ Art Lab
* Beatboxer X-WAM
* Julie Morstad book launch
* Jai Bhim Comrade @ Cinema Politica
* Disappeared @ Infinithéâtre
* Cult MTL DJs Atomic Applebaum
* No More Radio podcast network launch
* Elevator DJ night @ CFC
Roundup of what’s happening on the city’s stages this week: CINARS dance, music and theatre shows, Aszure Barton and Artists, last shows for Hamlet and Trench Patterns and tough-guy comedian Joe Rogan.
Rachel Levine reviews Infinithéâtre’s production of Alyson Grant’s award-winning script Trench Patterns, about an injured female vet’s return home after serving in Afghanistan.
A spotlight on what’s happening in English-language theatre, dance and performance this week.