Two exciting shows are currently running at the Segal Centre !
The Segal Centre for Performing Arts, formerly the Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, is located at 5170 chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, in the borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce in Montreal . This hub for the arts and English theatre has been offering a multidisciplinary program that features multicultural productions with wide audience appeal.
Yesterday was the opening night at the Segal Centre for the uplifting folk musical: The Sages of Chelm – Running until June 26th 2022
Yiddish Theatre is finally back on stage after its long pandemic “intermission” !
The Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre (DWYT) is happy to The Sages of Chelm an uplifting and lively musical based on a beloved classic Yiddish folktale that will be running for a limited time at the Sylvan Adams Theatre stage from June 19 to June 26th 2022.
Performed in Yiddish with French and English supertitles. the Sages of Chelm is one of the DWYT’s most beloved plays that breathes new life into Eastern European Jewish folklore.
The romantic comedy, with original music performed by a live band and entertaining group dance numbers, is a heart-warming story packed with hilarity, mistaken identity, and star-crossed lovers.
“It is said that when Earth was created and the time came to fill it with people, an angel was chosen to deposit wise and foolish souls evenly over the land. But after getting caught on a mountaintop, the sack of foolish souls spilled out into the town of Chelm…Hilarity ensues when a stranger drops into town and only has eyes for the belle of the village.”
Joyful , energetic and a beautiful blend of modern storytelling of a traditional tale, the Sages of Chelm is a delightful and entertaining musical that patrons of all ages can enjoy
Camille: The Story: Revolutionary Multi-Sensorial Show Hits the Stage in English for the First Time at Segal Centre, June 21 – July 3
Director Audrey-Anne Bouchard and her team of collaborators har proud to present Camille: The Story in English for the very first time, at the Segal Centre from June 21st onwards.
The pioneering multi-sensorial theatrical experience (Camille : un rendez-vous au-delà du visuel) was a smash hit with audiences when it was first performed in French at the MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels) last September 2019.
Camille: The Story is an immersive performance about the end of a friendship. Designed to engage all of your senses , but sight, this revised version of the show Camille: un rendez-vous au-delà du visuel offers a sensory experience that is accessible to all audience members, whether they are people who are blind, partially-sighted or sighted .
This unusual work, specially designed for people living with visual impairments, offers a completely new sensory encounter with dance and theatre. Audience members are invited to enter the performance space, to sit at the centre of the set, as the story unfolds. The small capacityof six audience members per performance promises an intimate, unique, and multi-sensory experience.
Camille: The Story: Revolutionary Multi-Sensorial Show Hits the Stage in English for the First Time at Segal Centre, June 21 – July 3rd