Royal Manitoba Master Playwright Festival – ShakespeareFest

January 20, 2020

February 9, 2020

ShakespearePass $100

Winnipeg, MB, Canada

204 942 6537


Events Description

Royal MTC presents ShakespeareFest

The 2020 Master Playwright Festival features the most celebrated playwright of all time, William Shakespeare.

Free Festival Events:

  • Introducing Shakespeare on Monday, January 20, 2020 | 8:00 PM @ West End Cultural Centre
  • Artists’ Panel on Everything Shakespeare on Sunday, January 26, 2020 | 12:00 PM @ Tom Hendry Warehouse
  • Shake-able Shakespeare – Exploring Victorians Lecture Series on Sunday, January 26 | 1:30 PM @ Dalnavert Museum and Visitors’ Centre
  • Opera by the Pint – the Bard Edition on Wednesday, January 29 at 7:30 PM @ Little Brown Jug
  • Free Film Screenings on January 25 | 11:00 AM; February 1 & 8 | 11:00 AM @ Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium

Show Listings:

Fill The (W)hole Theatre Co.

12th NIGHT – a musical
A Village Conservatory of Music Theatre and The Keep Theatre

As You Like It
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre
A co-production with the Citadel Theatre

zone41 theatre with Shakespeare in the Ruins

The Comedy of Errors

Desdemona, a play about a handkerchief
R-G Productions

Elizabeth Rex: a staged reading
Bunbury Productions

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)
Theatre Projects Manitoba

Bunchback’d Toads

HAMLET (the rest is silence)
Echo Theatre

I, Malvolio
impel theatre

King Lear
Providence Productions in association with Looking Glass Productions

University of Manitoba Theatre Program

Measure For Measure
7 Ages Productions

Saucy Gal Productions

Opera by the Pint – the Bard Edition
Flipside Opera

Beau Theatre & Echo Theatre & Raven

Queen Lear is Dead
The Fox Den Collective

Romeo & Juliet
Pocket Frock Productions

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
The Actors’ Fund of Canada

Shakespeare in the Pub
by William Shakespeare
Edited by Dora Carroll, Ian Bastin & Bill Rambo

Shakespeare’s Villains
KRAKT Theatre

Shakespeare’s Will
Who Knows

Shakespeare’s Women – and Their Men
The Adriana Theatre Collective

By the Book Productions

The Taming of the Shrew
Winnipeg Mennonite Theatre

Upstart Crow
Shoestring Players

WILL’S WORDS: A Personal Journey
Compilation of Shakespeare’s works by Jon Ted Wynne
The King’s Players


Tickets : Individual tickets start at $15

ShakespearePass $100 (A pass allows for entry to 10 festival shows)

How to get tickets?
Buy Online

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

In person 174 Market Avenue (12-8:00pm, Mon-Sat)


Date & Time:

January 20 – February 9, 2020

Venue & Address :

Varies with event

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