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Hello Shakespeare fans! We’re so glad you dropped in!


We know that your time is a valuable commodity and we appreciate every opportunity to keep you informed about what we have been up to and how you can be a part of it.




SIR is proud to announce that Lisa Nelson has recently been hired as our new GM.


Lisa was a Winnipeg based stage manager who has been working in theatre and film in various capacities since the tender age of 15. Lisa has had the great privilege of navigating the challenges and adventures of stage managing outdoors for SIR since their return to the Ruins in 2012. She is eager and excited to lead our company into the future.




Hosted by the Friends of SIR, our annual fundraiser will be take place March 25, 2015 at Maw’s Garage and Eatery in the Exchange.


Join us for a staged reading of Ian Doescher’s The Empire Striketh Back performed by a star-studded cast of Winnipeg’s finest celebrities, comedians and actors, including: Steven Schipper, Bob Metcalfe, Stephen Sim, Al Rae, Troy Westwood, Bartley Kives, and many more. Enjoy a beverage and some complimentary eats, take part in our Star Wars themed costume contest, and win amazing raffle and auction prizes.


Tickets are $40. Doors open at 7:00. The show starts at 8:00.


Contact Michelle or Andrew at the SIR office 204-957-1753 for tickets.






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The more we can save on paper and postage while still providing you with all of the latest SIR scuttlebutt, the more resources we can devote to creating and sharing unique, immersive, accessible theatre experiences with you, and the happier we all will be! (And don’t forget to ‘like’ our Facebook page & follow us on Twitter.)


Speaking of scuttlebutt, here’s some more fun & exciting ways for you to be a part of the SIR Shakespear-ience:



For only $5 you get 8 chances to win passes to Winnipeg’s most exciting arts & cultural events!



There is no experience to compare with the feeling we get when we receive a private donation from someone like you, and we need to have that feeling as often as we can get it! Send us a card, write a letter, pick up the phone, or just click on the ‘Canada Helps’ link to your left. Every dollar matters, and we promise to spend it with you in mind.


Let’s talk soon!


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