From Press Release
Next Play Theatre Company invites you to an intimate evening in Montreal at the Toronto Fringe Festival
Next Play Theatre Company Presents
Written by Joe Hamilton and Directed by Jay Ferguson
Living now for four years in Toronto, playwright Joe Hamilton has
finally written about the two cities he has called home. Montreal is
presented as a vibrant, sexually liberated metropolis and home to
Pierre and Melanie, a young professional couple who have married to
curb their enthusiasms. Pierre’s job analyzing personal data from the
internet is taking them to Toronto, a city Melanie suspects will be
inhospitable to their lifestyle and to their first language (although
the characters are French, the play is presented in English).
Complicating matters is Genevieve, a sexual dynamo with a strong
interest in at least one of them, who insinuates herself into the
virtual and real lives of the couple.
With a light comic touch, L8R MTL (Later Montreal) tells the dramatic
story of three people living in a digitally mediated world where
new identities are created in an instant and location might be nothing
more than where your browser is pointing.
Next Play Theatre Company’s previous production, What They Don’t Know,
presented at the Summerworks Festival, was described as “Pinteresque”
by Now Magazine’s Jon Kaplan and enjoyed by audiences for its suspense
and Kafkaesque flavour. L8R MTL removes the Kafka and adds the hot
Presented by Next Play Theatre Company As part of
Tarragon Extra Space, located at 30 Bridgman Avenue (North of Dupont,
East of Bathurst)
Wednesday, June 30 @ 10:30pm
Friday, July 2nd @ 11:00pm
Saturday, July 3rd @ 1:45pm
Wednesday, July 7th @ 7:30pm
Thursday, July 8th @ 10:30pm
Saturday, July 10th @ 3:30pm
Sunday, July 11th @ 12:00pm
Advance tickets are $11 and go on sale mid June 2010.On-Line @
By Phone: 416-966-1062. In Person at the Advance Ticket Box Ofﬁce.
June 30-July 11, noon – 8pm
Ticket orders are available for pickup at the performance venue one
hour before showtime.
There is a $2 service charge per order for online and phone orders.