Five must-haves of Summer Arts

Five Summer Arts Must-Haves


The Summer Arts are back for a second consecutive year, bringing their musical, literary and theatrical events to stages across the province. The Journal offers you its five must-haves of programming. 

That have we made our dreams come true…

Sylvain Lelièvre

Joe Bocan signs with this show a tribute to the work of the late Sylvain Lelièvre, who died two decades ago. His timeless Marie-Hélène, Petit matin, Old Orchard and other What have we done with our dreams ? are revisited by a host of artists from all walks of life, including Stéphane Archambault, Daniel Boucher and Florence K. Because we all have a duty, collectively, to keep the memory of this great poet and singer alive. . 

► August 7 at the Jean-Duceppe Theater and on tour


The novel Kukum – winner of the France-Québec literary prize in 2020 – is now moving from the pages to the stage. This story by Almanda Siméon, a Quebec orphan living with the Innu of Pekuakami, will thus take on a whole new dimension thanks to this reading carried by the voice of actress Dominique Pétin,

► August 19 at the Théâtre du Rideau Vert and on tour

Paradise at the end of your days

Guylaine Tremblay

Guylaine Tremblay and Michel Tremblay on the same poster? It didn't take much to get our attention. The actress will take over the role of Nana this week for a reading of this contemporary classic. It's full of earthy replies and bad faith… but it's above all divine. 

► The 1st August at the Théâtre du Rideau Vert

Brel & Barbara, fragile heroes

Brel & Barbara, fragile heroes

They were larger than life. And though the years have passed, they have in no way eroded the weight and grandeur of their timeless works. Renaud Paradis and Julie Daoust slip into the skin of Jacques Brel and Barbara, just to recreate the meeting of these two sacred monsters of French song. 

► August 2 and 3 at the Théâtre du Rideau Vert and on tour

JS Tendresse

Jean-Sébastien Girard

After the radio, the boards. This time, Jean-Sébastien Girard transposes his program JS Tendresse to the theaters, inviting his spectators into a musical universe as retro as it is soft and colorful. A unique opportunity to see icons such as Marie Denise Pelletier, Johanne Blouin, La compagnie créole and Herbert Léonard gathered on the same stage. Nostalgics are already quivering with impatience. 

► August 28 at Théâtre Maisonneuve and on tour

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