Education & Outreach


Royal MTC is pleased to partner with the Winnipeg Public Library to bring you Play on Words, a program that will bring you even more opportunities to enrich your theatre experience!

Check out our librarian-recommended resources to better connect with the stories on our stages and public talks with Royal MTC's talented artists.


Join us for a series of free noon-hour presentations in the Carol Shields Auditorium at the Millennium Library. Each Friday session runs from 12:10 – 12:50 pm and is a great way to better connect with the story. Can't make it in person? No problem! Each talk is broadcast live and archived on the Winnipeg Public Library's facebook page.

Coming Up:

Royal MTC's artists, staff and craftspeople will share behind-the-scenes stories and explore literary connections on great plays and musicals.

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 12:10 - 12:50 pm
A Doll's House, Part 2

The door slam heard around the world still echoes when a liberated Nora returns home after 15 years. In his daring sequel to Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece, Lucas Hnath takes a modern approach to continue a shocking conversation. Join cast members, Paul Essiembre (Torvald) and Bahareh Yaraghi (Emmy) as they share their behind-the-scenes perspective on tackling this Tony nominated play! Hanth’s brilliant contemporary classic, A Doll's House, Part 2 is part of Ibsen Fest, Royal MTC's Master Playwright Festival and will run from Feb 21 - Mar 16, 2019 at Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre.


The Winnipeg Public Library's Talented Librarians provide amazing lists of resources that help you better connect wit hthe play. From biographies to fiction, films and even music in their collection, the lists are inspired by the stories and characters onstage at Royal MTC!

Check out our librarian-recommended resources to better connect with the stories on our stages!

There are 1.4 million books, magazines, movies, audiobooks, eBooks and more at Winnipeg Public Library. And all you need to borrow them is your library card. There are 20 locations throughout the city, and there's an online catalogue for requesting items for pick up at your library of convenience. An online e-Library has thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks and more! All free to use with your library card. Visit us online at

2018/19 Explore More Reading Lists
Sense and Sensibility
Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical