Theatre

  • Arts briefs

    Burton Cummings at Burton Cummings// Extra! Extra!// A migratory tale// Something old, something new// A very Ukrainian Christmas fair// Gimme Some Truth @ Cinematheque

  • Arts briefs

    Chuckling for a good cause// MTC presents The Three Musketeers// Jaimie Isaac exhibition at 1C03// Cinematoba kickstarts community film// Empowering incarcerated women through beadwork// A final evening with Duncan Mercredi and friends

  • Time to pretend

    Some people are taking a more practical approach to media escapism, beyond video games or virtual reality.

  • Arts briefs

    50 years of PTE// A lyrical Cinderella story// Hearing Trees album release show// Final call: Transmissions exhibition// Cosmic voices// Cinematic Somatics workshop

  • ‘A divine collision’

    The mere mention of Greek tragedy may conjure dormant memories of classics courses long past: the dramatic commentary of the chorus, the laundry list of cacophonic names, the scoring from a Mexican progressive rock band.

  • Arts briefs

    Shared Legacies exhibit// WCD presents Serpentine// Living loud// PLATFORM for a good cause// A play about garbage and longing// Mount Doom album-release show

  • Critipeg: Network

    “We’re mad as hell, and we’re not going to take it anymore!”

  • Arts briefs

    WJT opening show// Docs and deadlines// Youth maker market// Playwrights on parenting// Bringing African dance to the Prairies// November art talk

  • From the Torah to the Seven Sacred Teachings

    Since the early 1900s, Winnipeg’s Jewish community has left an indelible mark on the local arts scene.

  • Arts briefs

    Winging it// Hone your craft// David Myles Trio @ The Park// Top-notch laughs// Célébrer le cinéma français// Local writers shortlisted for prestigious award

  • Arts briefs

    Writing the city// Multimedia connections// Celebrating moving image// The Handmaid’s Tale at RWB// Call for Indigenous filmmakers// Network at Royal MTC

  • Hidden in plain sight

    On the first floor of Lockhart Hall at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) is a room unknown to many. From the outside, it looks like almost any other classroom on campus.

  • When dystopia becomes reality

    A modern classic with increasingly relevant dystopian themes will soon return to the Centennial Concert Hall.

  • Showcasing the absurd

    In the cinematic imaginary, Winnipeg is largely defined by Guy Maddin’s award-winning My Winnipeg (2007), which portrays the city as a remote absurd oddity characterized by a combination of horror, mysticism and sentimentality.

  • Arts briefs

    Digital double feature à la PTE// Lennard Taylor reopening soirée// The city won’t sleep tonight// Bringing African cinema to the Prairies// Music aboard the Nonsuch// Reigniting Indigenous languages

  • A retro big top throwback

    Winnipeg’s own acrobatic company The Street Circus will showcase THROWBACK: A Retro Circus Experience at the Gas Station Arts Centre on June 17 and 18.

  • Queer and trans playwriting unit first of its kind

    A consortium of theatre companies across Canada are collaborating to create the National Queer and Trans Playwriting Unit (NQTPU). A first of its kind in Canada, the initiative encourages 2SLGBTQ+ theatre artists in their early to mid-career stages to submit their work for consideration before July 5. Five Canadian artists will be chosen to participate in the program that begins in September. 

  • Pairing ‘emerging’ with ‘experienced’

    For performers, actors and musicians alike, the work lifestyle depends on getting the next gig. There’s an uncertainty inherent with these career paths that has only been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • New musical seeks audience feedback

    Many theatrical groups were hard at work during the COVID-19 pandemic, preparing performances to show off once venues reopened.

    Walk&Talk Theatre Company went a little further by starting a pre-pandemic project, taking a break from it, then bringing it back to life.

  • A modern-day twist on a classic

    If the literary classic To Kill A Mockingbird were adapted to reflect the current reality, what would the story look like? The answer to this question lies in Calpurnia, a new Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre (Royal MTC) production premiering on March 24.

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