Theatre News Archive
November 22, 2023 —
The next production of the Department of English, Theatre, Film & Media’s Theatre Program runs November 29 to December 2. Catch the student production of Rhinoceros from playwright Eugène Ionesco at the John J. Conklin Theatre on the University of Manitoba campus.
March 9, 2023 —
A brilliant tale that is equal parts riveting, suspenseful, dramatic and heartbreaking, Scorched by Lebanese-Canadian writer Wajdi Mouawad is a breathtaking tale of two twins, Janine and Simone, trying to fulfil their mother’s last wishes.
February 27, 2023 —
The next production of the Department of English, Theatre, Film & Media’s Theatre Program runs March 2 to 11. Scorched is by Lebanese-Canadian writer Wajdi Mouawad and is directed by Dr. William Kerr. All are welcome to attend this free production.
November 24, 2022 —
The UM Theatre Program in the Department of English, Theatre, Film & Media shines in their first in-person mainstage show since 2020.
March 22, 2022 —
The University of Manitoba Theatre program is gearing up to present their final mainstage show of the 2021-22 season – Arcadia by English playwright Tom Stoppard. Catch this student production March 30 to April 3.
November 17, 2020 —
'Following president-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the United States, a campaign video of him reading Irish poet Seamus Heaney’s verse adaptation of an ancient Greek play went viral'
March 5, 2020 —
The University of Manitoba Theatre Program is gearing up to present their third and final mainstage show of the 2019-2020 season – Capture Me by Canadian playwright Judith Thompson.
January 16, 2020 —
The University of Manitoba Theatre Program is gearing up to present their second mainstage show of the 2019-2020 season – Macbeth - by the most celebrated playwright of all time, William Shakespeare.
November 21, 2019 —
Directed by George Toles, the play tells the story of Eugene Grant and his family as they run a North Carolina boarding house in the early 1900s