2018 Plays & Events

Merlyn Productions is now celebrating 10 seasons 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)


March 2018

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Nightingale

Adapted from Hans Christian Andersen by RITA GRAUER and JOHN URQUHART.
March 23rd to 27th, 2018
FORREST NICKERSON THEATRE
285 Pembina Hwy (South of Confusion Corner)

Obsessed by his worldly possessions, the great Emperor of China has grown blind to the needs of his people and the real treasures of life.

In this humorous adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's famous fairy tale, ancient Oriental gods and the Nightingale join forces with THE AUDIENCE to cure the Emperor of his possessive ways!

Recipient of the AATE Distinguished Play Award. Presented in the Chinese Theatre style, with mask, movement, story-telling and audience participation!

Geared for Ages 3 and Up * Babes in Arms Permitted
Special Spring Break matinées on Monday, March 26 & Tuesday, March 27.

Children can meet the cast in the lobby after the play!

ALSO PLAYING: The Winnipeg Theatre School's Drama Showcase 2018, Tuesday March 20!


Directed by JOHN CHASE. Featuring ALISON KOLISNYK, HELMUT FRIEDRICH, DAKOTA NICKELS, CORA FAST, HEATHER FORGIE, and HOPE FIGUEROA. Stage managed by MARGARET KEAST. Costume design by KAITLIN KLASSEN. Choreography by RACHEL HIEBERT. Scenery from FANTASY THEATRE FOR CHILDREN. [ Read Cast Bios ]
Produced by special arrangement with THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY of Woodstock, Illinois

  • Fri, March 23 at 7:00 PM
  • Sat, March 24 at 1:30 PM
  • Sun, March 25 at 1:30 PM
  • Mon, March 26 at 10:30 AM
  • Mon, March 26 at 1:30 PM
  • Tue, March 27 at 1:30 PM

General Admission: $12
Special group rates available for reservations of 10 or more!

Running Time: Approximately 45 minutes



Current Season

(Click titles for details...)

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WTS Drama Showcase
Mar 20, 2018

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Nightingale
Mar 23 to 27, 2018

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Puss in Boots
Jul 18 to 29, 2018

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Snow White and Rose Red
Oct 17 to 21, 2018

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Puss in Boots
Nov 16 to 18, 2018

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The Beggar and the Wolf
Dec 26 to 30, 2018


Winnipeg Theatre School
WTS Youth Showcase 2012

Now registering
ages 10 to 55!

Classes start:
September 18

Open Positions

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
sought for 2018/19!

Comedy & Tragedy Masks