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U of W Theatre Students Presenting ‘Machinal’

January 23, 2011 6:50 AM | Entertainment

By David Klassen

The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film is continuing their season with a presentation of Sophie Treadwell’s emotional tragedy “Machinal.”

The play will be performed by third-year Honours acting students from February 15 to 19 at UWinnipeg’s Canwest Centre for Theatre and Film

Machinal is one of the most acclaimed dramas of the 20th Century. Written by American playwright and journalist Sophie Treadwell, the play tells the story of the “everywoman,” Helen, through nine scenic episodes depicting consecutive phases in Helen’s life.

Performances are nightly at 8 p.m., with a matinée on Saturday, February 19 at 2 p.m.

Admission is free, but reservations are recommended by calling the 24-hour reservation and information line at (204) 786-9152.