Monthly Archives: September 2011

An interview with Bruce McManus

Two Chekhov enthusiasts, Mike Bell and Bruce McManus, met for coffee to discuss the impending world premiere, 11 years in the making, of Bruce’s adaptation of Chekhov’s Three Sisters. Scene: Mike enters Bruce’s home.  Bruce offers coffee.  Mike can’t say no because he loves “the java”.  During the interview, sometimes Bruce stands up to get coffee.  […]

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A warning from Chekhov – get out and vote Manitoba!

“Wherever there is degeneration and apathy, there also is sexual perversion, cold depravity, miscarriage, premature old age, grumbling youth, there is a decline in the arts, indifference to science, and injustice in all its forms.” -Anton Chekhov in a letter to A.S. Suvorin, Dec. 27, 1889

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New adaptation of Three Sisters by Bruce McManus – running October 6th – 16th.

Three Sisters By Anton Chekhov Adapted by Bruce McManus October 6th – 16th, 2011 Canwest Centre for Theatre and Film University of Winnipeg Campus – 400 Colony (entrance from Balmoral) Directed by Christopher Brauer Featuring an ensemble cast of 11! a zone41 theatre production 110 years since the original opened at the Moscow Arts Centre. […]

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Launching a season and introducing a new theatre company to Winnipeg audiences

On October 6th, 2011,  Theatre Projects Manitoba is launching our 22nd season with zone41 theatre’s production of  Bruce McManus’ Three Sisters.  We are excited to partner with them for their inaugural production and  introduce our audiences to this new theatre company committed to reimagining classics. We asked Matthew Handscombe – one half of zone41 to […]

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The Book of Vaudeville premieres with TPM Doc in support of PAL Winnipeg

On the occasion of TPM’s 20th anniversary, interviews abounded and video was shot… Theatre Projects was made a movie star. Produced and directed by Gordon Tanner, the footage became a 16 minute documentary called Between Then and Now: 20 Years of Theatre Projects Manitoba for MTS On Demand. Now you have a chance to see […]

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