Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre-Media Centre
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The Recipe

By Armin Wiebe
Directed by Ardith Boxall

NOV 6 – 23, 2024

After a whirlwind romance, Oata sets her sights – and her heart – on life with Yasch, until he reveals his obsession with skinny Sadie Nickel. Tired of being overlooked and busy running her family’s farm, Oata wants nothing to do with either of them. But when Sadie arrives at her door, distraught and in desperate need of help, Oata must confront her insecurities and wrestle with the power of choice.
Funny, poignant and subversive, The Recipe is a heartwarming Prairie Gothic from a singular Manitoban voice featuring a cast of misfit characters from Armin Wiebe’s Gutenthal series.

A co-production with Theatre Projects Manitoba


Mix Tapes From My Mom

Written & performed by Cory Wojcik
Featuring a live band
Directed by Trish Cooper

JAN 29 – FEB 15, 2025

It was the best, worst day of his life. Winnipeg theatre veteran Cory Wojcik, backed by a band of incredible musicians, shares a deeply personal story of the day he travelled back and forth between two hospitals, for two very different reasons. Be prepared for Cory to break every rule of theatre (in the best way). Pairing a soundtrack of songs you know and love with a story so unbelievable it could only be true, Mix Tapes From My Mom is a testament to the love of family, and the ways we are able to share it.


King James

By Rajiv Joseph
Directed by Ray Strachan
MAR 5 – 22, 2025

Matt is in a tight spot financially and is forced to sell his Cleveland Cavaliers season tickets. He’s been going to games since he was six and this is like giving a piece of his heart away. To add insult to injury, the Cavs are showing promise with LeBron ‘King’ James now holding court. So, here’s Matt unloading his season tickets to a guy he’s never met. But Matt has some un-Cleveland-like luck when he and Shawn become fast friends and start going to games together. As the team’s fortunes rise and fall, they go through their own highs and lows.
A story told in four quarters over 12 years, King James is an exploration of a deep friendship, filtered through the emotional roller coaster of fandom.


Murder for Two

Book & Music by Joe Kinosian | Book & Lyrics by Kellen Blair
Directed by Chase Winnicky

APR 2 – 19, 2025

Officer Marcus Moscowicz is small-town police officer and an aspiring detective. On a dark and stormy night moments before the surprise birthday party for renowned author Arthur Whitney, shots are fired, and the writer is murdered! As the nearest detective is an hour away, Marcus seizes the opportunity to showcase his sleuthing abilities, with the assistance of his silent partner Lou. Now, the question remains: Who is the culprit behind this mysterious crime?
A high-energy musical whodunit, Murder for Two is a blend of a classic musical, a comedy and a murder mystery, where two actors play a dozen different characters and a piano. Settle in for this witty homage to old-fashioned murder mysteries,


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