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February 28, 2013

Performers spring into action

MONTREAL — The Montreal spring-theater season is in full swing with unique stage offerings.

On now at the Centaur Theatre is “Trad,” an original tale that follows Thomas, a one-armed 100-year-old man, and his wooden-legged father on their road trip across the Irish countryside in search of Thomas’s 70-year-old son.

“Trad” continues through Sunday, March 24, at 453 St. Francois Xavier St. in Old Montreal. Tickets cost $47.50. Call (514) 288-3161 or visit www.centaurtheatre.com for more information.

In collaboration with Candles are for Burning, Theatre Aux Ecuries presents “Bliss,” a newspaper tabloid-inspired tale of two articles — one of a retiring Celine Dion, and one about a girl abused by her family — that get an intervention by a Walmart worker named Oracle.

“Bliss” runs Tuesday, March 5, through Saturday, March 9, at 7285 Chabot St. Tickets cost $25. For details, call (514) 328-7437 or visit www.auxecuries.com.

The Segal Centre for Performing Arts presents the world premiere of “The Mahalia Jackson Musical,” a new, original musical penned for the Segal stage that pays tribute to the life of the iconic gospel singer. The work stars Montreal jazz singer Ranee Lee. Read a preview of the musical in next week’s Out & About section with director and writer Roger Peace.

“Mahalia” is presented Sunday, March 3, through Sunday, March 24. The Segal Centre is at 5170 Chemin Cote St. Catherine. Tickets start at $29. Call (514) 739-7944 or visit www.segalcentre.org for questions.

Next, put up your dukes as Rabbit in a Hat Productions teams up with Infinitheatre to present “Cornered.” Set in a seedy Manchester gym, the dark comedy follows Rex and his apprentice, Vinnie, two corner men who work for a youth-boxing tournament. On their team is Little T, the boy who is favored to win — until things in this boxing ring go horribly awry.

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