Education & Outreach

PLAY ON WORDS

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.

FROM PAGE TO STAGE

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 via 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, November 30, 2018 - 12:10 - 12:50 pm
It's A Wonderful Life: The Radio Play

Royal MTC presents a fresh take on the holiday classic, It's a Wonderful Life, by transforming the Mainstage into a live recording studio. Join members of the cast as they share their experience transporting this heartwarming story into the golden age of radio. Complete with sound effects and old-time jingles, It's a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play will run at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre from November 20 - December 15, 2018.

Friday, January 18th, 2019 - 12:10 - 12:50 pm
Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical

Armed with a vivid imagination and razor-sharp intellect, this delightfully defiant little girl resolves to change her destiny. Winner of more than 85 international awards, including 16 for Best Musical, Roald Dahl’s cheeky salute to the power of the underdog has won over seven million people of all ages. Join members of the creative team as they share their behind-the-scenes perspective on Matilda's grand adventure! Featuring irresistible music and whip smart lyrics, Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical will run at Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre from Jan 10 - Feb 2, 2019.
 
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 members of the creative team 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.

EXPLORE MORE

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 winnipeg.ca/library.

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