Last weeks of October
pack a punch event-wise
The end-of-month offers heavyweight singers Bob Dylan and Shania Twain
By Byron Toben
October 18, 2023
As COVID fades (we hope) and the leaves fall, the resurgence of entertainment events continues during the remaining days of October. Here are some, listed by opening day:
October 19 to 31
Virtually from the MainLine Theatre, at 6 pm, 13 evenings with Kenny Strule hosting Richard O’Brien’s classic Halloween horror musical The Rocky Horror Show. Watch MainLine’s annual in-person production from the comfort of your home.
At the Olympia Theatre at 7:30 pm, the wildly popular Australian Scots comedian Danny BHoy has a one-nighter on his Canadian tour, sponsored by Just For Laughs.
At Westmount’s Victoria Hall at 2 pm, an Irish film, The Quiet Girl. Free, but reservations are required.
At Bell Centre at 7:30 pm, Canadian icon singer Shania Twain belts it out.
At La Petite Marche Restaurant at 5 pm, popular jazz vocalist Mary Ann Lacey with guitarist Eric Sandmark. No cover or minimum. Donations are accepted in passing the hat.
At Salle Wilfred Pelletier, the legendary singer/songwriter Bob Dylan keeps moving on despite the times that are a-changing.
And already opened, continuing into November :
At the Segal Centre, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
At the Centaur Theatre, AlterNatives
At the Hudson Village Theatre, The Full Monty
Feature image: Shania Twain, from Shania Twain.com
Byron Toben, a past president of The Montreal Press Club, has been WestmountMag.ca’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.