2017 Plays & Events

Merlyn Productions is now in its 9th season of producing plays for general audiences and classic children's theatre for the whole family!

Regular season shows are presented at the Forrest Nickerson Theatre, on the main floor of 285 Pembina Highway. (See: Tickets & Venue)


October 2017

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The Princess and the Pea

Adapted by Richard Davis, Jr.
October 18th to 22nd, 2017
FORREST NICKERSON THEATRE
285 Pembina Hwy (South of Confusion Corner)

Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale returns to Winnipeg stages after more than a decade!

Queen Bessie (or BOSSY, as the Court Jester calls her!) has already determined whom her precious sonny boy, Prince Handsome, will marry.

When a muddy and disheveled Princess Jasmine catches the Prince's eye unexpectedly, the Queen insists she pass the "pea under the mattress" test to prove she really is a princess...

This light-hearted new adaptation from the playwright of "SLEEPING BEAUTY" (2015) features twists of contemporary humour, with a happy ending for all.

Children can meet the Princess, Prince, Jester, and other characters in the lobby after the play!

Geared for Ages 3 and Up * Babes in Arms Permitted
SCHOOL'S OUT: special daytime performances Friday, October 20!

Tickets go on sale mid-September!


Directed by JOHN CHASE. Cast & crew to be announced!
Produced by special arrangement with Eldridge Publishing Company.

  • Wed, October 18 at 7:00 PM
  • Thu, October 19 at 1:30 PM
  • Fri, October 20 at 10:30 AM
  • Fri, October 20 at 1:30 PM
  • Sat, October 21 at 1:30 PM
  • Sun, October 22 at 1:30 PM

General Admission: $12 / Children (12 & under): $10
Special group rates available for reservations of 10 or more!

Running Time: Approximately 55 minutes



Current Season

(Click titles for details...)

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And Then There Was One
Feb 22 to 26, 2017

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WTS Drama Showcase
Mar 21, 2017

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Snow White
Mar 24 to 28, 2017

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Princess and the Pea
Oct 18 to 22, 2017

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December Show
Dec 26 to 30, 2017


Auditions

Major role for one MALE ACTOR age 18 to 30 in October.

STAGE MANAGERS are also sought.

Winnipeg Theatre School

Now registering
ages 10 to 55!

Classes start:
September 23

On Stage
The Princess and the Pea
THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA

October 18 - 22

Comedy & Tragedy Masks