Experimental theatre pushes ordinary performance to its limits
Helicopter! Rural farms! Racoon eyes! Goblets! Get your random suggestions ready. Actors will be improvising scenes in exchange for laughs again at this year’s Winnipeg Improv Festival.
The Asper Centre for Theatre and Film at the University of Winnipeg will be thriving again with the energy of FemFest 2015. The festival showcases diverse voices through varying art forms for a week in September and emphasizes the work of women, both locally and nationally.
July 24-26 Brandon, Mb Weekend pass $64-80, day passes $40-45, camping pass $15-25
July 15-26 The Exchange District and other locations $5.00 - $10.00
36 Manitoba fests and the advice you need to make it through.
Jordan Tannahill’s play is certain to bring some new perspectives to the notion of cruelty. Late Company is an emotionally riveting drama being held at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Center for a series of shows that continue until March 21.
Embarking on a career in the arts can be daunting. Scratch that.
The odds were stacked against him, but that didn’t stop Theo Fleury from becoming a Stanley Cup champion. Now his story is being told on stage in the Prairie Theatre Exchange’s production of Playing With Fire: The Theo Fleury Story.
New Canadian Kid could not have arrived at a better time.
Get ready to laugh when the Master Playwright Festival shines the spotlight on Noël Coward.
The subject of dying has anchored many an epic production: think Shakespeare’s Hamlet, or Miller’s Death of a Salesman, or Sartre’s No Exit. But perhaps no play has had such fun at the expense of the ghastly subject as Morris Panych’s Vigil, an internationally renown black comedy (Panych and his partner recently travelled to Japan to see it performed). Now, Prairie Theatre Exchange is bringing the play back to the stage.
A fictionalized version of Prime Minister Stephen Harper takes centre stage in Proud, the latest production by Theatre Projects Manitoba. The piece is written by Canadian playwright Michael Healey whose first full-length play, The Drawer Boy, premiered back in 1999.
A play about Manitoban kids in the care of Child and Family Services (CFS) has been created by Sarasvàti Productions and VOICES: Manitoba’s Youth in Care Network. The idea began two years ago after Sarasvàti produced previous plays about serious topics such as food banks and gangs.
Daniel MacIvor, renowned playwright and actor, is bringing his talents back to Winnipeg with his latest play Small Things, which sees its world premiere at the Prairie Theatre Exchange (PTE) on October 16.
Over the course of almost two decades, Theatre Incarnate has staged 17 productions and become a fixture in Winnipeg’s independent theatre community.
Mike Delamont is pretty down to earth for someone renowned for portraying a deity.
Tim Babcock, chair of the University of Winnipeg’s theatre and film department, can’t hide his enthusiasm about the upcoming school year.
During the Winnipeg Fringe, you will find two types of guardian angels around the festival.
Sarasvàti Productions will take over the Ralph Connor House when it puts on Fefu and Her Friends, a feminist play which was written by Cuban-American playwright María Irene Fornés in 1977.