December has arrived
bringing lots of events

Plenty of seasonal fare and the latest from the Cirque du Soleil

By Byron Toben

December 5, 2023

The last month of 2023 is now upon us, so here are a few neat events listed by opening dates.

Continuing from November 30 to December 9

Infinitheatre’s Extraordinary Beautiful U continues at the Centaur Theatre.

December 7

The Ireland-Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC) hosts a Christmas reception. A great place to make connections for business and travel between our two countries.

The Lyric Theatre Singers Candlelight Christmas 2018 -

Candlelight Christmas – Image: Tam Lan Truong

December 7 to 10

The Montreal Lyric Theatre Singers present their annual Candlelight Christmas concert of holiday songs at Loyola Chapel.

December 10

Lyrics and Latkes annual Hanukah Songfest at the Segal Centre.

December 11

ELAN Open House

December 13

Public sing-a-long with the St. Laurence Choir at Westmount Baptist Church.

David Fennario and Maurice Podbrey

David Fennario (left) and Maurice Podbrey – Image: Toronto Star Archives

December 14 to 17

Infinitheatre annual Pipeline dramatic readings.

December 15

Centaur Theatre tribute to the late playwright David Fennario. Reservation link below:

December 15 to January 7

The Hudson Village Theatre presents Puss in Boots, this year’s annual pantomime.

December 21 to 31

The Cirque du Soleil’s latest spectacular, Crystal, at the Bell Centre.

Feature image: Crystal, courtesy of Cirque du Soleil  

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Byron Toben, a past president of The Montreal Press Club, has been’s theatre reviewer since July 2015. Previously, he wrote for since terminated websites Rover Arts and Charlebois Post, print weekly The Downtowner, and print monthly The Senior Times. He also is an expert consultant on U.S. work permits for Canadians.

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