Royal Manitoba Theater Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
The Royal Manitoba Theater Centre is the oldest English-language regional theatre in Canada. It was founded in 1958. The current theatre building opened in October 1970 with a construction cost of $2.5 million. Located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, the theatre has a Royal Designation, which a granted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2010, thus changing its name to the Royal Manitoba Theater Centre. The theatre can seat 785 people. Since it was founded, the Royal Manitoba Theater Centre has produced more than 600 plays. There are two venues at the theatre. They are the Tom Hendry Warehouse and the John Hirsch Mainstage. Four Warehouse productions and Six Mainstage productions are done each season.
Aside from Winnipeg, nearby cities and towns that are also served by the Royal Manitoba Theater Centre include Stony Mountain and Tuxedo. Guests planning a visit to the theatre should also take some time to check out some of the other attractions found nearby. They include the University of Manitoba. It is one of the most important educational institutions in the state. The Winnipeg Art Gallery is also worth a visit. If you are a golf lover, you should also play a few rounds of golf at the local golf courses, including the gorgeous greens at the Transcona Golf Club. There are many great hotels in the area. One well-reviewed property is the modern Delta Hotels by Marriot Winnipeg. Another great place to stay in while you are checking out the Royal Manitoba Theater Centre is The Fort Garry Hotel.