Due to major construction in Old Montreal
please allow at least an extra 15 minutes to get to Centaur Theatre.
Oct 24 Montreal Gazette, Jim Burke
Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God triumphs at METAs
A spectacular co-production between Black Theatre Workshop, Centaur Theatre and the National Arts Centre was the clear winner of last night’s Montreal English Theatre Awards (METAs) at the Rialto Theatre..
Oct 24 Daily Hive, Toula Drimonis
Chlorine: When silence communicates life’s imperfect beauty
This past Saturday I forced myself to get dressed, leave my house, and make my way out on a truly miserable rainy night to the Centaur Theatre in Old Montreal to catch a play. After a taxing week, all I really wanted to...
Oct 14 Montreal Gazettte, Jim Burke
A paralyzed teenager in a wheelchair surrounded by three nimble ballet dancers: it’s a striking way to launch Johanna Nutter’s new company, creature/creature, the brief of which is to splice together different disciplines as well as to bring us “face to face with the other.”
Oct 11 Westmount Mag, Byron Toben
at the Centaur
The cast that director Peter Hinton has assembled couldn’t be better. Graham Cuthbertson, a Centaur favourite and founding member of the terrific Sidemart Theatrical Grocery, is here as Roland, a down to earth bee keeper who wanders into a relationship with...
Oct 10 Broadway World, Marilla Steuter-Martin
CONSTELLATIONS at Centaur Theatre
Every choice you make has the potential for a different, life-altering outcome. This is the main tenet that drives Constellations, a mixed-up, energetic two-hander that races forward at top speed while the audience follows behind, collecting bread crumbs along the way.
Oct 8 Séquences, Élie Castiel
PHYSICALITÉ DE L’ÊTRE
Lui, c’est Roland. Elle, c’est Marianne. Et puis, une violencelliste, Jane Chan, tout aussi discrète qu’adaptée à une mise en scène circulaire et inventive signée Peter Hinton, en pleine possession de ses moyens techniques, l’œil observateur, l’imaginaire fertile, apprivoisant les...
Oct 7 Montreal Gazette, Jim Burke
Constellations launches Centaur’s new season into the multiverse
Inside, there’s an altogether more beautiful otherworldly vision in Michael Gianfrancesco’s set and Andrea Lundy’s lighting design for Constellations, Nick Payne’s multi-award-winning “quantum love story,” which has its two...
CBC CinQ A SIX
Theatre Director Peter Hinton shares stories behind his Music Playlist
Award-winning theatre Director Peter Hinton directs the play 'Constellations' for Centaur Theatre's first show of the new season.
But today, Hinton has selected music he loves and tells us why it is important to him!
Sept 30 Montreal Gazette, Jim Burke
Constellations is a quantum love story that flits between universes
How to begin this feature? Maybe with: Having just directed Alice in Wonderland at the Shaw Festival, Peter Hinton is again diving down the rabbit hole, this time into the crazy sub-atomic world of quantum physics ...
Nick Payne (right) accepts the award for best play for Constellations from Ralph Fiennes
Photograph: Dave M Benett/Getty Images
Centaur Stage caught up with Constellations creator, the very busy and prolific British playwright, Nick Payne. He is not only a gifted writer, who never picked up a pen before attending university a little more than a decade ago but is also, despite the awards and accolades, refreshingly down-to-earth with a charming self-effacing sense of humour.