MTC, Millennium Library Presenting Lecture Series

MTC, Millennium Library Presenting Lecture Series

By David Klassen

Manitoba Theatre CentreThe Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre and Millennium Library have teamed up for an interactive lecture series.

Play on Words is a program that will feature artist discussions, library-curated resources, prop and costume displays and playwriting workshops.

“The aim for Play on Words is to help audiences develop a deeper connection to MTC’s work,” said Jennifer Cheslock, the theatre’s outreach manager. “If patrons have background knowledge of a play, it helps them get more out of the story.”

Play on Words begins with a “Gone With the Wind” resource list and an event series in the Carol Shields auditorium. Artist talks are 40 minutes long and start at 12:10 p.m.

  • January 8 — Niki Landau, playwright of Gone With the Wind, will discuss adapting the novel
  • January 15 — Bethany Jillard (Scarlett O’Hara) and Tom McCamus (Rhett Butler) will talk about playing their iconic roles
  • January 22 – Members of MTC’s wardrobe department will share the details of creating the beautiful costumes seen on stage.

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