Opera Pub

— The first Thursday of every month

La Bohème

May 19–June 2, 2017


Against the Grain Theatre is an award-winning Canadian opera collective that presents classical music in innovative ways and in unusual venues.

"One of the most exciting companies in the country."

− The Charlebois Post

"Opera needs exciting productions like
#UncleJohn … The directness is electric."

− Maclean’s
Against the Grain Theatre Opera Pub at Amsterdam Bicycle Club. Photo: Darryl Block

Opera Pub – Un-Valentine’s Day Edition

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Join us! For a raucous un-Valentine's Day evening as we sing hits from Puccini's LA BOHEME (and more) because Nothing says "romance" like watching young bohemian couples unable to pay...

Topher on going back to La Bohème in 2017

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In a few months, we're presenting a fully-staged remount of our English “transladaptation” of the Puccini classic—which shifted the tale of struggling artists to the present day—and return to our...
A Little Too Cozy

AtG tops the “Best of 2016” Lists

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We produced a handful of productions, both at home and in Banff and Ottawa, that we were really proud to see make year-end Best of Lists: A Little Too Cozy: "A risk-taking...
Against the Grain Theatre Ayre, starring Miriam Khalil. Photo: Darryl Block

We turned 6 in 2016 🎉

| A Little Too Cozy, Ayre, Banff, Joel Ivany, La Boheme, Opera Pub, The Rape of Lucretia | No Comments
I never would have thought, six years after our first production, that Against the Grain Theatre would have the presence it does in the city, province and throughout Canada. What...