Yearly Archives: 2015

2015/16 Season

Sarasvàti Productions held its annual season launch on August 12th aptly titled Breaking Through. Over 40 members of the community helped us to celebrate our 15th year with an exclusive sneak-peek at our exciting and ambitious 2015/16 theatre season. Highlights of Sarasvàti Productions’ 2015/16 theatrical season include: FemFest 2015: Hear Her Roar – FemFest continues […]

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Plays in Elevators?!

Looking for a unique theatre experience? This year at FemFest audiences can catch two plays in an elevator! We are excited to host Theatre Yes to present two plays from the National Elevator Project. Director Melissa Thingelstad will be in town with a creative team to fit the elevator we have arranged at the University of Winnipeg’s […]

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2015/16 Season Launch

Join us August 12th at 5:30pm for the launch of our 15th season in Winnipeg! We are excited to celebrate another year of transformative theatre with our supporters, colleagues and the community. Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. Albert St. Cocktail Company (91 Albert Street) Join us as we present ‘Breaking Through’, our 2015-2016 […]

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Monologue Call for Submissions

Our annual International Women’s Week Cabaret of Monologues will honour Stolen Sisters this year. Planned for March 2016, the event will give a chance for the stories of murdered and missing women to be told in order to recognize them as human beings, mothers, sisters, daughters… It is also an opportunity for writers to explore […]

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FemFest Supports New Work

Where else can you see world premieres, readings of new works in progress and touring shows from not only across Canada but from Afghanistan? This year’s FemFest is shaping up to a be an exciting and unique opportunity to see great theatre. Part of our mandate is to support emerging artists so we are particularly […]

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Hot Out of the Oven – Blog by Frances Koncan

Have you been keeping up with our blog? We wrote last week about our preparations for the FemFest 2015 Bake-Off,and this week we welcomed guest blogger Frances Koncan who opened up about her experience as the winner of last year’s challenge. It definitely is a pressure cooking for playwrights but we are so excited with […]

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Check out the Full FemFest Brochure

We are super excited about the FemFest line-up for 2015. All the information is now up on our newly renovated website, but you can also check out the brochure –  FemFest_2015.

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Great Canadian Giving Challenge

The Great Canadian Giving Challenge is here! For the entire month of June, every $1 you donate to Sarasvàti Productions through or qualifies us to win $10,000! The more you give, the more chances for us to win! Give $10 and give us 10 chances to win. We are currently raising funds for FemFest and […]

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Bake-Off Call for Submissions

We are excited to announce the inaugural Janet Taylor Bake-Off Award and to solicit submissions from female playwrights! The 5th annual Bake-Off is the last chance for playwrights to participate in FemFest 2015. We are seeking 5 female playwrights who are ready to accept the challenge of writing a new scene in 8 hours with our […]

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Thank You Missy!

What a wild ride! It was an incredible run of Catherine Banks’ Miss N Me, and we want everyone to know how much we appreciated their support. We couldn’t have asked for a better way to close off our 14th season! There was so much hard work, dedication and care from a huge number of people. […]

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