Royal Manitoba Master Playwright Festival – IbsenFest

January 29, 2019

February 17, 2019


Winnipeg, MB, Canada

204 942 6537


Events Description

Royal MTC presents IbsenFest

The 2019 Master Playwright Festival features Norwegian dramatist and poet Henrik Ibsen. Ibsen played a significant role in the rise of realism and remains one of the greatest dramatists who ever lived. One of his best known and most widely performed plays, A Doll’s House, deals with the limitations and harsh expectations of women. Some of his other works include:Hedda Gabler, An Enemy of the People, Ghostsand The Feast of Solhous, which was inspired by Norwegian folk songs.

IbsenFest showcases 16 full productions, one play reading, one radio/web broadcast, a free film and two lectures.

Free Festival Events:

  • Introducing Ibsen on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 | 7:00 PM @ Carol Shields Auditorium, Millennium Library
  • Directors’ Panel on Sunday, February 3, 2019 | 12:00 PM @ Tom Hendry Warehouse
  • FILM – A Master Builder on Monday, February 4 | 6:30 PM @ Carol Shields Auditorium, Millennium Library
  • RADIO/WEB BROADCAST – John Gabriel Borkman on Wednesday, February 13 at 8:00 PM @ 101.5FM and
  • READING – Eyolf on Sunday, February 10 | 7:00 PM @ Tom Hendry Warehouse
  • Henrik Ibsen In Our Time on BBC Radio 4

Show Listings:


Tickets : Individual tickets start at $12

Ibsen Pass $90 (A pass allows one admission to each production at a savings of 50%. Buy today, the number of passes is limited!)

How to get tickets?
Buy Online

Call 204 942 6537 | Toll-free 1 877 446 4500

In person 174 Market Avenue (12-8:30pm, Mon-Sat)

Dinner theatre performances are not included in the IbsenPass. Pass holders will receive a voucher for a $25 ticket to A Doll’s House, Part 2 at the John Hirsch Mainstage (A, B & C seating).


Date & Time:

January 29 – February 17, 2019

Venue & Address :

Varies with event


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