Actor Micheal Zacharias, on the set of Hamlet, Shakespeare In The City (Amanda Smart)
I believe that people need a place to express themselves. It is really needed. Arts are not just for the wealthy. - Michael Zacharias, actor in Shakespeare In The City.
For the fourth year running, ten clients of the Winnipeg Harvest Food Bank are presenting a "one night only" performance of Shakespeare's Hamlet through a community theatre program called Shakespeare in the City (SITC), a free 12 week program developed by Shakespeare In The Ruins (SIR) and facilitated by Winnipeg actor, director and writer Claire Friesen.
Set in a theatrical trailer park and FREE to all
Colin Jackson Theatre, Prairie Theatre Exchange, Wednesday May 25, 7:30 pm.
SITC encourages you to bring a non-perishable food donation for Winnipeg Harvest.
SCENE had the chance to meet up backstage with Director Claire Friesen and one of the participants, thespian Micheal Zacharias.
Views of Kildonan Settlers bridge, Main Street and North Kildonan
Views of Route 90 and Portage Ave.
Views of Osborne, Confusion Corner, the Legislature and the Osborne Street bridge