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Part of the Centennial Centre, which also houses the Museum of Manitoba and the Planetarium, this hall is essentially a roadhouse for Winnipeg performance art. It is home base to such notable troupes as the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Royal Winnipeg Ballet and the Manitoba Opera. A host of cultural performances, theatrical shows and even conferences are held here from time to time.
Opera is about bringing together acting and song through the use of vivid colors and staging along with the pure voices of talented singers. Manitoba Opera is the premier opera house of the city, staging a broad range of local and international operative performances from time to time. Although this is a rare art form in this city, productions are put on at various times of the year. Shows are sporadic, so call for details.
The latest addition to the city's bustling downtown area is the magnificent MTS Centre. With a sprawling capacity, this is one of the city's most popular entertainment venues. Basketball, curling, arena football, lacrosse, wrestling and indoor soccer is the sporting action you can catch here. There is also an ice rink for hockey and skating events. Theater, musical and cabaret performances are other offerings on its platter. Past entertainers have included Rod Stewart and Motley Crue. The venue also presents a wide variety of restaurants, a sports goods store, and meetings and party venues too. Don't forget to find out about the special club packages offered. Known for its unmatched offerings as well as its contemporary architecture, make this a must visit on your itinerary.
The Park Theatre And Movie Cafe offers a wide range of live entertainment from time to time. The Park is a good setting for performing as it has all the facilities to make a performance great. The atmosphere here is something different with its excellent seating. Regular events take place here be it musical shows, comic shows and even film screenings. Good food and a fully licensed bar is also available on site. You can also rent out DVD s at this venue. So next time you are in town come down here and explore around.