November 22, 2022

Fall Tea Party with Centaur’s Artists

The sun was shining on a crisp fall day in September as members of Centaur’s Director’s Circle gathered at the beautiful Pub Burgundy Lion in St. Henri for our Thank-You Tea Party.

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November 7, 2022

Centaur Stage with Marcel Jeannin

Marcel Jeannin, one of Quebec’s most beloved stage and voice actors, returns to Centaur Theatre as Jon Macklem in Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes. Jeannin is a Centaur favorite, having first stepped onstage over three decades ago for Woman in Mind in 1989. Jeannin took time to chat with Centaur about his current production, and how things have changed (or not)!

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September 26, 2022

Welcome to the Party!

At long last, we are daring to dream that we will be back together in the theatre again. If you are reading this then it is likely that you are someone who is already at least a little bit familiar with Centaur Theatre – and I want to tell you how great it is to be back in contact! If you are completely new to us then I extend a warm welcome to the party!

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July 18, 2022

Montreal Under the Stars

Centaur hosts an intimate fundraising soirée in celebration of the return of live theatre.

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May 6, 2022

What They’re Saying

ONE MORE WEEK! Centaur’s final show of the season is a timely and urgent play that tackles climate and environment in a tour de force performance by award-winning actor Warona Setshewalo. Now playing until May 15, 2022, A Play for the Living… sets the stage for engaging and thought-provoking theatre.

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April 7, 2022

Imagining the Future

Climate change frightens me. Like a monster lurking in the shadows, it feels ominous and scary. It’s a BIG situation that merits BIG reactions, often leaving me feeling helpless, unsure of what to do, stuck. 

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March 25, 2022

Celebrating World Theatre Day 2022

March 27 is World Theatre Day. Every year on World Theatre Day we like to take a moment to celebrate theatre and all those who make it possible for us to make our art every day. 

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February 8, 2022

Residencies and Development

This year the Wildside Festival turns 25. After 25 years of celebrating and showcasing bold and brave artists from Montreal and across Canada, we wanted to extend our commitment to these artists; to go beyond simply presenting their work to supporting its creation.

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December 20, 2021

Reopening our doors: A year full of cheer

As we start seeing familiar faces at Centaur once again, it is encouraging to review the year that was filled with hybrid performances and a return to the stage. With everyone’s health and safety top of mind, we are thankful for our audience support and look forward to our upcoming live theatre productions of Wildside and Kisses Deep in January 2022!

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December 14, 2021

New Podcasts

Centaur Theatre partnered with Centre du Théâtre d’Aujourd’hui + Transistor Media on a one-time podcast event called Bâtarde/Bastard, written by Laurence Dauphinais. As well, Boca del Lupo is introducing a four-part podcast series – Dialogues for the Vaccine Hesitant and Those Who Love Them. Four playwrights from four Canadian cities wrote four short plays around this current hot-topic issue and Montreal’s/Centaur’s contribution is Omari Newton’s Vaxx Pass.

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November 10, 2021

Serious Comedy

Rebecca Northan, writer and director of All I Want for Christmas, has spent her career being serious about comedy.

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August 31, 2021

We’re Back … Live @ Centaur!

We are thrilled to finally be back and offer an actual season of theatre. We have two mainstage plays as we introduce a new and convenient way to enjoy a year of live theatre through the new Go Live @ Centaur membership program. Associate Artist, Rose Plotek, will direct a third mainstage production and we hope to announce a fourth play, once the season is underway. Stay tuned for those exciting announcements.

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