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June 3, 2013

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Music & Lyrics by Josh Dolgin AKA Socalled
Book by Derek Goldman
Based on the stories of Isaak Babel
Translated by Miriam Hoffman
Directed by Audrey Finkelstein

A Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre Production

June 16th to July 7th, 2013
Presented in Yiddish with English and French supertitles

A new tradition is born when the Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre meets the vision of Klezmer-pop superstar Socalled in an exhilarating new Yiddish musical based on the stories of renowned writer Isaak Babel. Step into the colourful underworld of Odessa in the last days of the Russian Empire, where Jewish mob boss Benya "the King" Krik reigns over the bustling neighborhood of Moldavanka.

This World Premiere musical stars Gab Desmond (Houdini, Pirates of Penzance, Those Were the Days) and a remarkable cast of over thirty performers and features shadow puppets and an authentic Klezmer band live on stage!

Musical Direction by Nick Burgess
Choreography by Sasha Kleinplatz and Andrew Tay
Set Design by John C. Dinning
Puppet Design by Clea Minaker
Costume Design by Monika Herédi
Lighting Design by Nicolas Descôteaux

Presented by

With the generous support of Barbara Seal, CM, and Don Seal, QC

Watch the trailer!

(photo: Le Pigeon)



French Indie darling closes the Women of the World Series

Thursday, June 6th at 8:00 p.m – Only a few tickets left!

« Fée des mots » – Journal Métro
« Une auteure-compositeur de grand talent » - Émilie Perreault, 98.5 FM
« Une poésie imagée qui va droit au cœur » - Loulou Magazine

A disciple of Richard Desjardins, Francis Cabrel, Françoise Hardy and the poets of Quebec song, singer-songwriter Ingrid St-Pierre has taken the francophone music scene by storm. Recognized for her refreshing and imaginative musical style, she won over the hearts of audiences and the critics after the release of her debut #1 album Ma petite mam'zelle de chemin in May 2011.

The enchanting Ingrid stops at the Segal Centre on the province-wide tour for her newest album L'escapade, released in October 2012. Discover the delightful melodies and poetic lyrics of this rising star accompanied by a string quartet in the intimacy of the Studio!

Concert presented by

The Women of the World Series is presented by

Get a sneak-peak in her music video "Valentine":



Tuesday, June 11th at 7:00 p.m. in the CinemaSpace
Part of the Cummings Centre Talkumentaries Series

A year-long glimpse into the life of Jean Claude Jones, 60 year old bassist and his struggle with MS, his relationship with his music and his bond with prodigy Ariel Lanyi.

Presented in English.
Each film includes coffee and refreshments

For more information, contact Stefani Novick 514.342.1234 local 7201 or click on the link below.


Photography Exhibit in support of the reconstruction of La Maison d'Haïti
Until June 6th in the ArtLounge

"Montreal Lenses" is a collective of young Montreal photographers from all corners of the Earth. They form an eclectic team both culturally and artistically. It is this diversity that makes them unique. 

The objective is to contribute to the reconstruction of La Maison d'Haïti. The goal of Montreal Lenses is to effectively build bridges across cultures with photography, and become engaged with the diverse communities of Montreal. 

Discover the work of some very promising young photographers, including: Ben Meir Ohayon, Clarens Tyson, Daniel Elkeslassy, Delphine Lewis, Jeremie Betito, Jonathan Maman, Maryse Sarr, and Yasmeen Besnier.

The artists will donate 10% of the proceeds from all additional sales to the cause. 





Coup de Coeur

The Festival TransAmériques (FTA)
Courtesy of Elaine Normandeau, Interim Associate Producer, Production.

"The Festival TransAmériques (FTA) is a yearly opportunity for performing arts loving Montrealers to see some of the best work from here and away, to discover other perspectives and sensibilities.  The highlights of this year's line-up of theatre and dance include Winners and Losers directed by Segal favourite Chris Abraham as well as the meditative Birds with Skymirrors by Samoan choreographer Lemi Ponifasio, the powerful Ganesh vs the Third Reich from Melbourne's Back to Back Theatre, the trash German/Swedish/Finnish Conte d'amour and a bunch of dachshund in a U.N. setting.  Most plays are presented with English and French surtitles. Until June 8th. For more information:" – Elaine

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