Honouring Courage – Celebrating Diversity

Saturday, May 13, 2017

An Evening of Ethiopian Dining and Storytelling

Join us for a full course meal of traditional Ethiopian food followed by the story of Ali Saeed, fresh from his appearance at TEDx Winnipeg with his talk, “So Who Wants To Be A Refugee?”

AliAli is an award-winning human rights activist who shares his experience as a social justice advocate, torture-survivor, and sponsor of over 100 refugees since settling in Canada 33 years ago.



Gohe Ethiopian Restaurant (595 Notre Dame)

Thursday, June 15th
6:00 pm reception/cash bar
7:00 pm Buffet dinner and coffee
8:00 pm Presentation by Ali Saeed
Tickets: $45.00/person
(tax receipt for $25.00) 204-586-2236

All proceeds to benefit the transformative theatre work of Sarasvàti Productions.

One Night Stand at Carol Shields Festival

Monday, May 1, 2017

On May 13th at 3:30pm, we will present our final One Night Stand of the season at Prairie Theatre Exchange’s The Carol Shields Festival of New Works!


One Night Stand: FRINGE FRENZY!

Instant Gratification. Immediate Results.

Sarasvati Productions’ One Night Stand series gives playwrights the opportunity to test their work, while providing audiences a chance to take part in the developmental process. For the Carol Shields Festival, all selections featured are excerpts of shows from the 2017 Winnipeg Fringe Festival!

Coordinated by Tatiana Carnevale


Anomie by Wren Brian; directed by Eric Rae; performed by Victoria Hill and Eric Rae

Harper & Row by Rebekah Enns and Sarah Flynn

Riot Resist Revolt Repeat written and directed by Frances Koncan; performed by Melanee Deschambeault, Sandy Klowak, Frances Koncan, Eric Rae, Karmelle Spence-Sing, and Erica Wilson

(Un)Happy Medium by Heather Madill; directed by Alan Mackenzie; performed by Joseph Aragon, Kami Desilets, and Heather Madill

Inertia by Gislina Patterson, Davis Plett, Angelica Schwartz, and Erin Meagan Schwartz

Filter This by Craig Terlson and Reba Terlson; directed by Kaeleigh Ayre; performed by Sam McLean, Jesse Nobess, and Reba Terlson

Prairie Theatre Exchange, 3rd Floor Portage Place

Check out information on the full festival.

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