Monthly Archives: November 2009

The Last Dog Of War by Linda Griffiths

2009/2010 Season

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This play’s no “dog…”

The Last Dog of War at Theatre Projects Manitoba By Joff Schmidt for CBC Manitoba Theatre Projects Manitoba kicks off its 20th season with a winner from Linda Griffiths… and it should be as big a hit for TPM as last season’s production of Griffiths’ Age of Arousal was.  Read Joff’s CBC theatre blogspot on […]

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Daughter’s stage flight with ‘old bastard’ a success

By: Kevin Prokosh for Winnipeg Free Press 4 stars out of 5 THE mission for actress Linda Griffiths in her new dramatic monologue was to reconnect with her Second World War veteran father and get him to his squadron’s last RAF reunion in England without starting a Third World War. The Last Dog of War, […]

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Last Dog will have its day

November 4th 2009 TPM’s The Last Dog of War brings the personal side of battle by Amanda Lefley (Volunteer) Performer Linda Griffiths brings a personal story with her Last Dog of War. The Last Dog of War, a one-woman show written and performed by Montreal-born playwright Linda Griffiths, will be running Nov. 5-14 at the […]

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Bullying pays off for local theatre company

There are many reasons why plays have been written for Theatre Projects Manitoba over its 20 years, and a threat of physical violence is one of them. Rick Chafe was a fledgling fringe festival playwright in the mid-’90s when TPM artistic director Bruce McManus strong-armed him with a demand for a script, or else. The […]

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Familiar battles take the stage

The Second World War serves as a backdrop for the conflict between a father and daughter in Linda Griffiths’ The Last Dog of War Jared Story Familiar battles take the stageWith Remembrance Day approaching, it’s fitting that Theatre Projects Manitoba’s first production of the season is The Last Dog of War, running Nov. 5 to […]

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