October 3, 2019

METAs Nominations

In a huge nod of approval from Montreal’s Theatre community, Eda Holmes’ first year programming a Centaur season received a Centaur Theatre record of 15 META (Montreal English Theatre Awards) nominations for: Choir Boy, The Last Wife, and The Shoplifters. CHOIR BOY Outstanding Ensemble Outstanding PACT Production Outstanding Direction Mike Payette Outstanding Emerging Artist Patrick […]

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September 24, 2019

Playwright in Residence Announced

Michaela Di Cesare named playwright in residence; will be spending time at Centaur Theatre, writing at a moving desk installation in the gallery, lobby, mezzanine or corridors of the theatre building throughout the year. Centaur is proud to announce that Michaela Di Cesare will be the Writer-in-Residence this season, working on a very personal project […]

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Artiste en Residence

Centaur est fier d’annoncer que Michaela Di Cesare sera l’artiste en résidence cette saison et qu’elle travaillera sur un projet très personnel relatant la vie de Michelina Di Cesare, pour une pièce portant le titre de travail de Terroni: A “Spaghetti” Western. La brigantessa (brigande), originaire de la même petite ville du sud de l’Italie […]

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September 16, 2019

Party au Paradise – Centaur Soirée

Le 5 novembre, la directrice artistique et exécutive, Eda Holmes, et le conseil d’administration du Théâtre Centaur seront ravis de présenter la 15e édition de leur soirée-bénéfice, PARTY AU PARADIS. Cette année, les convives succomberont aux créations gastronomiques exquises confectionnées avec soin par les chefs de LìoLà et de la Brasserie 701. Ils goûteront des […]

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Party in Paradise – Centaur Soirée

Save the date! On November 5th, Artistic and Executive Director Eda Holmes and Centaur Theatre’s Board of Directors are delighted to be hosting our 15th annual fundraising soirée, PARTY IN PARADISE. Immerse yourselves in our historic building and wander through our theatres above, decorated in bountiful decadence and transformed into a dance hall and food […]

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September 10, 2019


Join us Sept. 11th 2019 at the Vernissage where Montreal’s award winning playwright, David Fennario, will speak about his happenstance meeting with Toronto artist Albert Chiarandini in Yorkville 1967. There will be eight life size portraits of hippies on display, including David’s and his partner Liz. Vernissage; Sept 11, 5 – 7pm. Exhibit from Sept. […]

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August 22, 2019

Confabulation Returns Sept. 7th at 8pm

Matt Goldberg and his storytelling friends are back to regale you with a new batch of yarns about “RITUAL” Storytelling and theatre have histories rooted in ritual but how does ritual come into play today? What is a sacred practice, or belief, or rite of passage in the 21st Century? Seven storytellers explore ritual through […]

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June 18, 2019

Centaur Says Thank You to the Director’s Circle with a Taste of Cinque Terre!

Every year Centaur hosts a Thank You party for individual donors who generously contributed to the season’s success. This year’s event began with a food demonstration and tasting from the fabulous team at Ateliers et Saveurs as they whipped up a taste of Cinque Terre, the location of Centaur’s season opener Alice and the World […]

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May 22, 2019

Eda on Radio-Canada “en français”

Eda Holmes in conversation en français with Franco Nuovo on Radio-Canada’s Dessine-moi un dimanche, Sunday, April 21, 2019 Listen to the program Le Centaur est un théâtre montréalais avant d’être un théâtre canadien-anglais. Before being an English-Canadian theatre, Centaur is foremost, a Montreal Theatre. Franco Nuovo Other topics discussed on the program: Blind Date, Colette, […]

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May 15, 2019

Applications open for WILDSIDE 2020

Welcome to Centaur’s WILDSIDE submission process!  We are looking for the most exciting and audacious artists to come and play with us in Montreal for the hottest two weeks in Winter (January 7-18, 2020). Every theatrical form is welcome. Multidisciplinary works and shows with more than one theatrical form are encouraged. Due to the […]

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April 24, 2019

Centaur Launches 51st Season: Paradise Lost… and Found at Centaur Theatre

On Thursday, April 18, 2019, Artistic and Executive Director Eda Holmes announced the 2019-20 season at Centaur Theatre. “All the plays and other initiatives next year are meant to offer us the chance to look at our collective experience of being human through a different lens than the one we might normally look through”, explained […]

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October 16, 2018

Dazzling, celebratory evening of theatre magic at Centaur’s Fundraising Gala

On October 16, Centaur Theatre’s Artistic and Executive Director Eda Holmes and the Theatre’s Board of Directors, Chaired by Michael Baratta, hosted CENTAUR SOIRÉE, Centaur’s 2018 Gala. Those in attendance were fêted with a celebratory night including a classy live auction guided by Aaron Rand; Treasure Chest prizes hosted by Lori Graham; a fabulous silent […]

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