Winnipeg General Strike story playing out on stage and the big screen

It’s the true story of the Winnipeg General Strike and now the tale is being told in two big productions.Local composer, producer and writer Danny Schur has spent at least a decade working on the stage and movie musical stories...

Themes of 1919 Winnipeg General Strike still relevant 100 years later: Schur

On the 100th anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike, one Winnipegger who has spent years deeply embedded in the history said the events of 1919 continue to resonate with Winnipeggers even a century later.“It’s one of the most dramatic events...

Big screen adaptation a dream for Strike! musical creator

Among the ceremonies and official events that will recognize 100 years since the Winnipeg General Strike in 2019, one local artist is realizing a dream.Danny Schur – best known for the hit 2005 musical Strike! – will see his work...