Press Conference

MEDIA ADVISORY • FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Important partner signs letter of intent with Empress Theatre Foundation to revitalize NDG landmark Montreal, October 9, 2017 – The Empress Theatre Foundation is proud to announce it has obtained a letter of intent from an...

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New member of the team: Luc Laperrière

The Empress Theatre Foundation is proud to announce that Luc Laperrière is now part of the team to revitalize the theatre. Mr. Laperrière was recently hired as a consultant to help lead the project, following a decision by the Executive Director, Élaine Éthier, who...

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We cannot wait another year

Following the recent tragic events of heritage buildings lost to fire in Montreal, we are very concerned about the fate of the Empress Theatre on Sherbrooke Street West which has been unoccupied for far too long. Abandoned historical buildings such as the Empress are...

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Foundation is made up of  nine enthusiastic volunteer board members and one dedicated Executive Director. We also have a dozen volunteers who participate on committees for fundraising, communication, real estate, cinema and finance. Cinéma NDG started the project...

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Support from Andy Nulman

When I was a mere lad, I spent many a night at the Cinema V.  Saw 3D movies when the glasses were cardboard and coloured celluloid, offbeat indy premieres like Andy Warhol’s Frankenstein, cartoon compendiums and lost classics like Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Ring” (I saw...

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CINEMANIA support

(This post is only available in French for the moment) Par la présente, au nom du Festival de films CINEMANIA, je souhaite apporter mon soutien, ainsi que celui de notre organisme, au projet du Cinéma NDG/Fondation Théatre Empress. En effet, nous espérons de tout cœur...

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Our heritage buildings matter: protect the Empress!

Empress Theatre Foundation calls on NDG residents to write to their elected officials Montréal December 22, 2016 - The Empress Theatre Foundation is calling on NDG residents to write to elected officials to help save the abandoned theatre. The campaign aims...

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