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Picnic: UWinnipeg Theatre Students Present “Shocking” Play

WINNIPEG – The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Drama presents an examination of small-town society and interpersonal relationships as the 3rd-Year Honours Acting students stage a production at Convocation Hall of William Inge’s moving drama Picnic. Picnic is essentially about the confrontation between the individual and society in an understated small town setting. …Read more >

The Duckworth Challenge: Winnipeg’s Two Universities Battle for Sport Supr..

WINNIPEG — Starting January 24 at 6:15 p.m. basketball and volleyball teams from the University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba will go head-to-head in an ongoing rivalry dubbed the Duckworth Challenge. Started in 1991 by UWinnipeg President Emeritus Dr. Henry E. Duckworth, the Duckworth Challenge is an annual tournament based on the cross-town …Read more >

UWinnipeg Brechtfest Play Portrays Nazi Oppression

WINNIPEG – The Department of Theatre and Drama at the University of Winnipeg will remount Fear and Misery of the Third Reich as part of MTC’s BrechtFest. A fascinating and disturbing work by Bertolt Brecht, this play was first seen at the 2001 Winnipeg Fringe Festival where it received four stars from the Winnipeg Free …Read more >