May 2 at 7 pm + May 5 at 7:30 pm at Centennial Concert Hall. A young poet falls instantly in love with the beautiful and unattainable Charlotte; but Charlotte has promised to marry another. Werther tries to stay away, but his tormented heart aches to be with her. Seeking peace the only way he knows how, he takes his own life as Charlotte finally returns his love.
May 3–6, 2017, John Hirsch Main Stage. One hot summer day after a long trial, a jury must decide if a 19-year-old man is guilty of murdering his father. It looks like an open-and-shut case to all but one juror. Tempers flare as evidence is re-examined and new uncertainties come to light, forcing everyone to question if there is in fact some measure of reasonable doubt.
May 10-14, 2017 Centennial Concert Hall. New creation based on music of Claudio Monteverdi’s Vespers (evening prayers). Internationally acclaimed choreographer, James Kudelka leads. With Vespers, see how Kudelka combines dramatic atmospheres with creative classical ballet technique and contemporary styles and his perspectives on relationships, nature and the spiritual world.
May 26 - June 4, 2017. Over 30,000 typically attend the festival, dance, rally and parade, concerts and market -events for all segments of diverse community. See Chase the Queen (a.k.a. Chase the Ace) at Fame.
July 19-30, 2017. Twelve days - the second-largest event of its kind in North America each year, welcoming companies from all over the world to present exciting independant theatre.
August 6-19, 2017, annual events since 1970, now with over 40 pavillions at locations throughout Winnipeg, celebrating the diverse cultural heritages and cuisines of the many peoples from around the world who made Manitoba their new home. Includes performers, story tellers, food, music, games, & more.
August 11-12, 2017 on Smith Street in front of Burton Cummings Theatre. International, national, local blues performers + Pit Masters barbeque competition, food/ beverage garden/ vendors.
October 16-21, 2017, usually at the Park Theatre. Six-day annual LGBT film festival from the Winnipeg Gay & Lesbian Film Society celebrating their 32nd year. See their website for more info on films and screening times.
February 16-25, 2018 (TBC), Parc du Voyageur, 233 boul. Provencher. Annual festival recreating & honoring era of fur trader pioneers: village, snow sculptures, artisan works, clothing, candy, music performances, arts and heritage of First Nations, bison ranch.