Q – MARTIN PERIZZOLO

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Wednesday, October 23rd, 8pm

The F word
F, as in fucking, as in what couples do in a relationship. Martin Perizzolo was one of the only stand-up comedians in Quebec who was still a virgin on the subject, saving himself, he was waiting for the right moment and the right crowd. Sex. A cliche theme, but still very much in the spotlight, sex sells! Free or expensive. It liberates, it exhilarates, it sets us free. It defines us, it gives us life ; it destroys, it is shared, it isolates, it's soft, hard, old or young. It comes, it goes, with...

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October 30th to November 2nd

"The only Haunted Theatrical Experience In The City." We all know how it ends up…There are rumours and whispers of strange tales of ritual, sacrifice, and powerful orders that trace their origins to the very dawn of recorded time. You want to look away. You close your eyes. You don't think about the grand scheme and it's terrifying consequences—But someone IS! This Halloween, Theatre Ste-Catherine will throw back the curtain and expose the puppet masters- the people pulling the strings in the dark. Join us, if you dare, as we explore the ending, the beginning, and everything...

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Ask a Mortician!

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Tuesday, April 29th, 7PM

Los Angeles’s Caitlin Doughty, licensed funeral director and author of the forthcoming memoir Smoke Gets in Your Eyes & Other Lessons from the Crematory brings the live version of her beloved Youtube series Ask a Mortician to Montreal for an evening of death positivity. Got questions about death, dying, after-death care, death rituals, dead bodies, cremation and burial, decomposition, or any of the other morbid things that will or may eventually happen to all of us? Caitlin will answer them all, on stage in the intimate atmosphere of Théatre Ste-Catherine!

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15 reasons not to be in a play

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Wednesday April 30th, 8PM


This is a play about not being in a play, ironically expressed through a hilarious series of monologues, duets and ensemble scene. From early traumas involving a glory-seeking elementary school teacher to possible disturbances in the global climate, "15 Reasons Not to be in a Play" keeps the audience guessing just what the next scenario will be. Presented by Montreal Children's Theatre Inc.

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The Wizard of Speed and Time

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Friday, May 2nd, 8PM

We return with one of the most impressive cinematic creations of the 1980s that has unfortunately slipped through the cracks. Mike Jittlov's epic masterpiece "The Wizard of Speed and Time" deserves to be seen by everyone. It's a special-effects marvel that took 6 years to make, and never really got to break.

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Adopted at Death

Adopted at Death

Friday, May 2nd, 10PM

No, this isn't a Death Metal Album. It's a comedy show about the loveable nature of death. Alain Mercieca battles social convention to bring death into the place it should be: one of optimism, unity and awesomeness.

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Pest Control

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Saturday, May 3rd, 3PM

The Montreal Children's Theatre's Starlight Players Class present - Pest Control Pitted against alien invaders, secret government agents, and bumbling park rangers, three friends on a camping trip must not only brave the elements and battle the mosquitoes: they also have to save the world. Pest Control tells the story of Jake, Alex, and Michael and their attempt to save humankind from total annihilation at the hands of alien exterminators.

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Guest Artist – Improv Storytelling Workshop

Guest Artist – Improv Storytelling Workshop


Sunday, May 26th, 12:30PM - 4:30PM
Peter Stevens has been performing, coaching, and teaching improv for fifteen years. When he's in town, we often have him as a guest improv teacher because of his passion for the art and detailed lessons. He's eager to share from his wealth of experience and has a lot to offer all players, whether you're a beginner or a seasoned vet. In this four-hour workshop, we'll learn and develop our core skills to perform improvised stories. The focus will begin on openings, and setting ourselves up to find the heart of a...

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The Conch – Chapter 1

behind the scenes of the Montreal Sketchfest

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Friday, May 31st, 9pm

Left-wing, smooth sapioxesual, inspiration peddlers based in Montreal (Jeff Louch from Victory Chimes, Alex Hackett from Kill The Lights / Pang Attack, and Buck from The Luyas).

Opening Act: Blood and Glass

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Le Nouveau Cinéma Club #02

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Thursday, March 20th, 8pm

The misfits of Le Nouveau International actually make movies alongside theatre-art. Lots of movies. Now we've called out to the community to create a regular screening event that showcases the art of moving images. And after the incredible success of our first night in January, we're back for more in March!

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The Found Footage Film Festival

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Monday, March 24th, 9:30PM

The Found Footage Festival is a one-of-a-kind event showcasing videos found at garage sales and thrift stores and in warehouses and dumpsters throughout North America. Curators Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (The Colbert Report) take audiences on a guided tour of their latest and greatest VHS finds, providing live commentary and where-are-they-now updates on the people in these videotaped obscurities. From the curiously-produced industrial training video to the forsaken home movie donated to Goodwill, the Found Footage Festival resurrects these forgotten treasures and serves them up in a lively celebration of all things found.

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