Posts by Sara Malabar

Pandora by Jessica B. Hill January 25 – February 12, 2023 Pandora opened a box and unleashed the weasels. She’s really sorry. A co-production with Prairie Theatre Exchange She opened the box and now everything is a mess. Pandora is so sorry. Like, really sorry. Like, deep existential dread sorry. She’s come to try and shed some light in the darkness as best she can. This making sense of living thing is hard, no matter who you are. Pandora is a solo storytelling piece about the nature of uncertainty and interconnection as we wrestle with our place in the universe. It has something to
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Episode 3: Angelina & Machado

  In the third episode of our webinar series Expanding the Canon – and in honour of Black History Month – SIR’s Artistic Director Rodrigo Beilfuss and actor-playwright-in-residence Jessica B. Hill discuss the transformative works of American journalist, teacher, playwright, and poet Angelina Weld Grimké, and Machado de Assis, a pioneer Brazilian novelist, poet, playwright and short story writer, widely regarded as the greatest writer of Brazilian literature – and whom Harold Bloom called “the greatest Black writer in Western literature”. Enjoy! Click HERE to watch on our YouTube channel. Expanding the Canon is a series of conversations between Jessica
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Auditions: Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeare in the Ruins is holding auditions for our 2022 Mainstage, in-person outdoor production of Much Ado About Nothing.  All roles available. Auditions will happen online (via Zoom and self-tape)   Directed by Ann Hodges Assistant Director: Sophie Smith-Dostmohamed Rehearsals: April 25 – June 01, 2022 (five-workday weeks) Production dates: June 02 – July 02, 2022 NOTE: All actors must be hired as ‘Winnipeg local’ Roles to be cast/Audition requirements:   All roles are available. 10 actors will be cast, one of which will be exclusively an understudy. Most actors will play multiple roles (see below). SIR supports a respectful
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Updates & Looking Ahead

Hello friends, I simply cannot believe that 2022 is already upon us while I’m still trying to digest the sheer weight of 2020… I hope you’re well. Being here, right now, engaging in conversations about Art, is a beautiful privilege – and one I do not take for granted. Thank you for being here for us. Shakespeare in the Ruins hasn’t played live to audiences since February 2020, and I can’t begin to describe how excited we are to be back in the Ruins next year, in your company! It has been far too long. After dealing with the ramifications
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