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English Language Theatre in French Montreal

How the old Stock Exchange Building has been refashioned to house a 440-seater proscenium arch... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
A Favorite English-Speaking Theatre in Vieux Montreal

This evening I attended Michel Tremblay’s Hosanna. This performance has been running since May... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2018
North Easton, Massachusetts
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Quality English-language theater productions are regularly scheduled at this theater, located in the Old Stock Exchange building.
453 Saint-Francois-Xavier, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2T1, Canada
+1 514-288-3161
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

How the old Stock Exchange Building has been refashioned to house a 440-seater proscenium arch theatre is nothing short of a a marvel! You enter through the right of the building where the box office, cafe and foyer are located, mount stairs to the mezzanine...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

This evening I attended Michel Tremblay’s Hosanna. This performance has been running since May 15th and the entire theatre was packed. The Centaur hosts a number of performances each year, and when I am in Montreal and there is a production running, I always attend....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Have enjoyed most plays I have seen, Theatre is a nice sir no obstructed views or bad seats. Always clean and plays start promptly.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

We are season ticket holders and just attended our third play The Baclawa Recipe. The first focusing on the life of Theo Fleury was superb, the second trying to turn a serious spy story 39 Steps into a comedy was abominable. We and others left...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2017

We attended a preview performance of "The 39 Steps" at the Centaur Theatre in mid November 2017. We had visited Old Montreal in June 2017 but no plays were being offered during that time. Being intrigued by the fact that the theatre was housed in...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Yuki626
Reviewed November 30, 2017

Really great and original productions AND AFFORDABLE!! Located in the Old Port so you can have a great walkabout the area and then see a play! I really like Saturday afternoon shows because they are super inexpensive and when its cold out? A great way...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the one-man show "Playing with Fire" which had a limited run at the Centaur. The theatre itself is located in Old Montreal, is small enough to provide an intimate feel, but big enough to get a good theatre experience. All the productions...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

My wife and I have been going to the Centaur since our university days back in 1968 and of course we have seen some great plays and a few we could have missed. But Playing with Fire ranks among the best, if not the best,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

My partner and I saw "Playing with Fire" and it was absolutely outstanding. We were in town for one night only and I don't think we could have spent it in a better way. It is a credit to Sean Smyth that it's a two...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

A group of us went to see this play about the life of Theo Fleury, a former but troubled star hockey player. A one man show featuring one of the best acting jobs I've ever seen, stage or screen. It was powerful, personal, moving, dramatic;...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Jane G
February 20, 2016|
Response from tommio2013 | Reviewed this property |
TCentaur theatre is closed during the Summer months. Their last plays are in May and they begin again in the Fall. But we do have the world's greatest festivals in Montreal during the Summer. The Montreal Jazz Festival... More