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Winter at MainLine is Hot Hot Hot !

MainLine is in fire this January! It's been really incredible to see sold out performances of L'Espace Commun/Common Space, Confabulation, Le Projet Migration, Ivory Towers & Will-O-Whisps. Let's keep the magic alive this week with To Be: In Concert by Trevor Barrette and Me, Myself & Eye by MainLine's artist-in-residence Stéphanie Morin-Robert.

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Happy New Year! Bonne année !

We are back to business and its time for the Bouge d'ici Dance Festival! Bouge d'ici celebrates the local dance scene in all its forms, with live performances, screenings of dance films and workshops. We have a killer lineup this year for our 5th edition, including Le Projet Migration all the way from San Francisco.

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Kaleidoscope Theatre presents None of the Above by Jenny Lyn Bader

It's a straight up theatre week. The landscape of the Montreal emerging theatre community is always changing and ever growing. This week, we have two young companies at MainLine. The continuation of ROPE & The Woman in Black by Lowenport Productions as well as the opening of None of the Above by Kaleidoscope Theatre, directed by Trevor Barrette and Michelle Lewis.

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Are you ready for a Night Fight with Miss Sugarpuss?

A message from Walter Lyng: "After two insane, sold-out editions, NIGHT FIGHT RETURNS to MainLine Theatre for its third episode, this time featuring a laaaaaaaaaaaadyyyyyyyyy... and not just any lady. Montreal's official Queen of Burlesque: the beautiful, the amazing, the deadly MISS SUGARPUSS!

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Bouffon from San Francisco has arrived!

These guys are sick. How sick? Check out the preview video. Naked Empire Bouffon has travelled from San Francisco to bring you You Killed Hamlet. Hopefully you are one of the lucky few to take their SOLD-OUT workshop this weekend as well. If Bouffon isn't your thing, we have plenty of other entertainment:

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You Should Have Stayed Home is a MUST SEE.

I had the pleasure of meeting Michael Wheeler and Aislinn Rose at Summerworks this August. What started as a chance meeting through the wonderful world of festival tweeting, turned into an in-person meet...

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Our New GM is announced! Nous accueillons un nouveau directeur administratif !

It's time for our big announcement: MainLine Theatre's new General Manager is Geoff Agombar! You may know Geoff already, either from his time as office manager of the English-Language Arts Network or the seven years he worked with MainLine & the FRINGE. In fact, Geoff is returning to the role of GM, which he held from 2004-08 – back when we first opened the theatre...

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MainLine News: Time for an Old Time Radio Play!

I am thrilled that we will have our first Old Time Radio Play of the season tomorrow night in our MiniMain Studio space. Brought to you by Shayne Gryn Productions, I hope this event is the beginning of many, many more radio plays at MainLine. Also, coming up on Sunday we have a fundraiser for the new SOLOS Festival...

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It's Application Time! C'est le temps des inscriptions !

It's the time of year to enjoy an evening at home with a big bowl soup (perhaps a bottle of wine) and application forms to so many of Montreal's festivals! At MainLine, we have three Call for Submissions to tell you about. First, on October 11th is the deadline to apply to show your choreographic work in the Bouge d'ici Dance Festival. I'm pretty excited to say that Bouge d'ici will be celebrating 5 years this winter. I think it's going to be a good one. Next up, ...

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