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.
The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre hosts the Canadian premiere production of Qui Nguyen’s Vietgone, directed by his long- time collaborator Robert Ross Parker at Tom Hendry Warehouse Theatre.
Cercle Molière is the oldest continuously running theatre company in Canada, and it shows no sign of breaking its stride.
Each winter, generations of Winnipeggers have welcomed the holiday season by watching the Santa Claus Parade pass by the streets of downtown.
What is disability? Put differently, and with a wink to theatrical tradition, "lame is ... ?"
FemFest returns! This September, Sarasvàti Productions' annual festival of feminist theatre is back with an exciting lineup of local and international artists – and a new tagline.
Recently, theatres across Canada have begun to adapt their performances to accommodate guests with sensory sensitivities, which are often symptoms of autism spectrum disorder, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and dementia
For its 18th annual Master Playwright Festival, the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre (MTC) has chosen to showcase the works of John Patrick Shanley, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright (Doubt: A Parable) and Academy Award-winning screenwriter (Moonstruck).
Winnipeg exists in an odd cultural space; we’re self-deprecating but have fierce hometown pride.
After a well-received run at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival this summer, the experimental one-woman show Heavenly Bodies is being revived.
Winnipeg audiences will soon have the chance to attend a unique theatre piece - but they won’t be able to see it.
Winnipeg is known for its many haunted locations. This month, the public can visit these places and hear the stories – and perhaps have a first-hand experience.
If you’ve always wanted to take part in a murder investigation, here’s your chance. Fort la Reine Museum in Portage la Prairie will host its annual Murder at the Museum for two weekends in September.
Art City clay on display // More Indigenous art at the WAG // Circle of Life Thunderbird House Fundraiser // Vegan SMACDOWN // JJ Neepin selected for apprenticeship // Wall-to-Wall presents Hotel Room
PechaKucha, an event with an innovation presentation format, is marking its 31st evening in Winnipeg on Sept. 14 at The Park Theatre.
New Point Douglas mural // FemFest 2017 // Accalia Robertson recieves grant // Syrian newcomer youth theatre // Greys Anatomy trivia night
July 26 to 28 // Bringing dance to the outdoor stage