Monthly Archives: March 2012

CBC Preview: Dionysus sheds light on both sides of prison bars

CBC’s Scene brings you an interview with Steven Ratzlaff and a sneak peek of the play!

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Canada’s Message for 2012 World Theatre Day

Commissioned by Playwrights Guild of Canada, The Professional Association of Canadian Theatres and Association des théâtres francophones du Canada March 27 By Daniel David Moses Consider how useful a wristwatch that lights up and glows is, if your work takes you, as mine does occasionally, into the darkened auditorium of a theatre. Settled under the […]

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Theatre Projects Manitoba hosts Restorative Justice Panel as part of upcoming production

“They’re too embarrassed to call it a penitentiary anymore. The absurdity of compulsory penance. This institution is an abomination, a scandal, because the debilitating, humiliating treatment is actually the result of good intentions.” – James Hiebert, Dionysus in Stony Mountain EXPLORING RESTORATIVE JUSTICE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012 WINNIPEG, MB – Theatre Projects […]

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An interview with Steven Ratzlaff

On March 29th, TPM will present the world premiere of Dionysus in Stony Mountain by Steven Ratzlaff. As unabashedly intellectual as it is dramatically compelling, the play erupts with Friedrich Nietzsche, exploring the binding and loosening of family ties, the warehousing of the mentally ill in Canada’s prisons, mania, and the boundaries of the patient […]

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Dionysus In Stony Mountain opens March 29th!

Today is the first day of rehearsals for TPM’s final show this season, Dionysus in Stony Mountain by Steven Ratzlaff. We’ve been excited about this play for some time – we saw it’s first incarnation as a one act play at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival in 2008 and were captivated. Three years, several workshops and […]

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