He said it was time for Winnipeg to give the author and dramatist his due.
Chuck McEwen, executive producer of the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s Master Playwright Festival, announced a full slate of lectures, readings and theatre productions AS part of Shawfest 2012, running throughout Winnipeg from Jan. 19 to Feb. 5
McEwen said the festival would include the presentations Why Shaw Still Matters and Shaw and Women’s Rights. The Manitoba Theatre Centre’s production of Mrs. Warren’s Profession will run at the Tom Hendry Warehouse.
Always a festival highlight, a director’s panel will run at noon on Sat., Jan. 28 at the Tom Hendry Warehouse.
"A director’s panel will speak about discovering Shaw and the artistic process," said McEwen.
For full listing of plays and presentations, see www.masterplaywrightfest.com.