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  • Mar 05, 2012
  • 11:09 PM

Sugar Sammy’s ‘franglais’ show has Quebecers laughing in both languages

Graeme Hamilton / National Post
In an unprecedented experiment, his new “franglais” show tackles the linguistic angst of his native Montreal head on. Switching back and forth between English and French, You’re Gonna Rire was a box-office smash before he told the first joke. And now, after Wednesday’s official premiere, his routine ripping into Quebec’s franco-, anglo- and allophones has won over critics on both sides of the language divide.

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