Sunday,September 12, 20213:30 p.m.

Maison internationale des arts de la marionnette
30 Saint-Just Avenue
Montréal (Québec) H2V 1X8

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Café Concret

Adult and teen audiences, 16 years +

Suggested voluntary contribution: $10



Bilingual show

Performed outdoors


Café Concret is an ongoing bilingual community event for puppeteers, musicians and other artists interested in animating objects.


Participating artists

Hayley Lewis (Bread and Puppet Theater)

Gaëlle Bridoux (Chaussette Paillette)

Emily Macpherson

Abi Stushnoff (frogbunnyskunkfish)

Tatiana KorolevaSperanza Spy and Denis Lafond (SPY&DENY)

Tyson Houseman

Caite Clark (Young Hearts Theatre)

Marie Hamilton

Jesse Grindler and Cleo da Fonseca


Running time: 90 minutes

Techniques: Mixed


Founded in Montréal in 2006, Café Concret is a seasonal bilingual cabaret of experimental puppetry and performing objects, installation and mixed media art, and music. These events take place in venues around Montréal (La Vitrola, Casa del Popolo, The Plant/La Plante, Café Artère) and are part of the larger Puppet Slam Network.

Cafe Concret derives from the tradition of Great Small Works Spaghetti Dinner cabarets in New York City. Founded by veterans of Bread and Puppet Theater in New York’s East Village in 1978, the dinners always combine puppetry and other performance forms, live music, and a meal included with the price of admission. They provide a venue for experienced and emerging performers alike to try out new work, meet audiences, and address current social, political, and artistic issues.



We will ensure that current Public Health guidelines for COVID-19 are followed.