William Shakespeare is the final focus of the Master Playwright Festival.
With the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s Masters Playwright Festival coming to an end in 2020, its focus is on none other than famous playwright William Shakespeare.
Steve Basham & the Vanity Dads // Hinterland Remixed // The Circus of Objects // DIY Screen-printing workshop // Wrapped Rainbows
Accessibility is a contentious topic in the Winnipeg arts scene.
Classic 19th century novelist Jane Austen was back onstage at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, but this time, she didn’t craft the story. Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon is one of several adaptations or extensions of Austen, which sees her unmarried characters reach a romantic ending.
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2. Winnipeg Music Project
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Favourite Local Social Media Account or Presence
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3. @winnipegposers / Facepalm (tie)
The University of Winnipeg (U of W) Department of Theatre and Film is putting on its first show of this season later this month.
North Kildonan’s Community Players (NKCP) is bringing Christmas to town with a production of Elf the Musical and the magic of community theatre.
For Winnipeg creative Reba Terlson, her art is her greatest passion and a constantly shifting mode of expression.
“I just know that I love the arts."
The Third Colour, which had its world premiere at the Prairie Theatre Exchange (PTE) on Oct. 2, addresses the history of Indigenous people, looking at the divide between pessimism and optimism in the struggle for justice and reconciliation.
While RuPaul’s Drag Race sits at the forefront of drag representation in popular culture, there’s much more to the art form than simply female impersonation. Behind every drag performer, there are local histories spanning many decades.
Bang Bang by Kat Sandler opens up the 2019-20 season at Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre at the Tom Hendry Warehouse, which is in its 50th season.
Red Green returns to Winnipeg for his “This Could Be It” tour
“Theatre is the most powerful way to change the world.”
The Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival is in its 32nd year, and Chuck McEwen, the festival producer, says they try to make the festival accessible and affordable to everyone in the community and visitors.
Winnipeg’s status as a cultural hub for music, dance and drama has its roots in the vaudeville era of live theatre. An art form that flourished from the 1880s to the 1930s, vaudeville defined pop culture until it was eventually supplanted by radio and talking pictures.
Last week, the latest collaborative effort from local performance art heavy-hitters Lorri Millan and Shawna Dempsey, Local Sky Tonight, was presented at the Gas Station Art Centre.
Darla Contois’ passion for theatre was first sparked by a production of award-winning Métis playwright Ian Ross’ Baloney! when it visited her high school.
The Prairie Theatre Exchange (PTE) Leap series is all about the unexpected.