May 17, 2022

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Mario Pelchat postponed his return to Montreal

Mario Pelchat postponed his return to Montreal

The sixth wave of the pandemic is hitting the Quebec art community. In the last row, singer Mario Pelchat had to cancel all five performances as he grabbed the COVID.

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After the performances of his show were canceled As on the first date In Quebec City on April 8, 9 and 10, he announced on Tuesday that he had to postpone two performances related to his Montreal comeback to Friday.

“I was on the field when I tested positive,” he explained. I was very frustrated when I had to tell my teams. Everyone is united. I was apprehensive about the reaction of the people, but I only had good comments. ⁇

This is the first time in his 40-year career that he has had to cancel five shows in a row.

Cough, runny nose, dizziness … had to make a tough decision to cancel his massive Montreal premiere on Tuesday.

“To get on stage and perform, you have to be perfectly fit,” he says. I can not come and give less than what I normally give. I demand myself a lot. I’m also worried about musicians who have lost their careers for two years and still have to stop. He will return to the stage on April 29 in Sherbrook.

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Difficult recovery

Last month, dozens of comedians and singers had to cancel or postpone their performances due to the virus.

Last week, singer Patrice Michad announced that she was postponing eleven performances after catching laryngitis and Kovid. The same thing happened recently after members of his group tested positive for Kovid.

Singer Roxanne Bruno had to postpone a series of similar scenes and shows.

“Resuming is not so easy, there are so many things to make sure the teams, artists, technicians and individuals in the rooms are safe,” explained Sebastian G. Cote, division director of Musician Spectacles’ division.

When the Kovid case appears in the team, the producers wisely control the decision-making process. It must verify with theaters how to handle installments, find the best dates possible, and then announce to teams and then ticket holders.


The comedians were not left out. Simon Delisley had to postpone the Montreal premiere of his show until April 12 Invincible Scheduled for April 6th.

“I took it very seriously when I found out I was tested positive. Life sent me another of its curved balls‌, not my first. I’m on fire, but what do you want, it happens to a lot of people.”

For some comedians, the announcement of show cancellations or postponements and COVID-19 infection comes with its insults, malicious messages and threats on social networks. This was the case with Mike Ward, who announced last week that the shows had to be postponed due to COVID reasons. Diabetic, the comedian always takes care to test himself and his guests before recording his performance. Under listening. Recovered, he is scheduled to return to the stage Thursday in Saint-Jerome.

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Performances canceled or Postponed

Mario Pelchat ‘S performances had to be postponed As on the first date From April 8, 9 and 10 at Theater Capitol in Quebec until October 11 and 12 and January 29. The grand premiere of the Theater Saint-Denis in Montreal on April 15 and 16 has been postponed to September 16 and 17, 2022. Tickets for these new dates will be honored.

Many comedians have been infected with COVID-19 in recent weeks. This is the case Arnad Solly, Simon Delisley, Pierre-Yves Roy-Desmaris (Returning to the stage at Brosard‌ on April 12).

Guy Nantel He had to postpone his performances from April 8 in Repentney and from April 9 in Papinoville to April 21 and October 22. He will return to the stage on June 11 in Magog.

Mike Ward Salle Albert-Rousseau in Quebec City has postponed its performances. April 8, 7 pm, August 1, 8 pm, 9:30 pm, postponed to August 2. The show, scheduled for April 9 at 4 p.m., will be postponed to July 31, 4 p.m., and April 9 from 8 p.m. to July 31, 8 p.m. The April 10 performance at the Matane High School Auditorium has also been postponed to April 22.

Singer Roxanne Bruno His performances in Trois-Rivieres, Joliet, Saint-Jerome and Matane had to be postponed. She returns to the stage on April 29 in Montgomery.

Patrice Michad, Arian Roy And Dominic Phils-Aim The shows also had to be canceled due to illness.

Mike Three concerts scheduled for April 7, 9 and 11 in Quebec have been postponed to April 27, April 25 and April 28. It is not known if the singer has COVID-19.

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