Stratford Festival of Canada

Stratford Festival of Canada

March 12, 2007 12:33 ET

Media Advisory: Stratford Festival General Director Antoni Cimolino in Conversation With Winnipeg's Theatre Community

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(CCNMatthews - March 12, 2007) -

Attention: News, Assignment, Arts Reporters and Photo Editors

Antoni Cimolino, General Director of the Stratford Festival of Canada, is meeting Canadians across the country to talk about theatre and the arts, and his vision for the Festival for 2008 - and beyond.

His first stop is Winnipeg, where he will be participating in a fundraiser for the Manitoba Theatre Centre, in celebration of its 50th season. This event is hosted by the Sons of Italy in Winnipeg. He will visit the University of Winnipeg, where he will talk with students in the Department of Theatre and Film, and he will also speak at a Manitoba Arts Council luncheon about the value of the arts, touching on his advocacy work on behalf of the arts across Canada.



Details of the appearances:

WHO Antoni Cimolino, General Director

WHAT The Stratford Festival of Canada's Canadian tour

WHEN Saturday, March 17 - 19

WHERE Manitoba Arts Council Luncheon (March 17)
The Inn at the Forks
12 noon
Winnipeg, MB

Sons of Italy 21st Annual Dinner (March 17)
A Fundraiser for MTC in celebration of its 50th season
Fairmont Hotel
7 p.m.
Winnipeg, MB

University of Winnipeg Dept. of Theatre and Film (March 19)
"The Real Thing" Lecture Series
400 Colony Street
12:30 p.m.
Winnipeg, MB


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