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William Shakespeare's As You Like It, A Radical Retelling

By (author) Cliff Cardinal
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The title of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It holds a double meaning that teasingly suggests the play can please all tastes. But is that possible? With his subversive updating of the Bard’s classic, ...

Canadian Performance Documents and Debates

Canadian Performance Documents and Debates provides insight into performance activities from the seventeenth century to the early 1970s, and probes important yet vexing questions about Canada as a country ...

Women of the Fur Trade

By (author) Frances Koncan
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In eighteen hundred and something something, somewhere upon the banks of a Reddish River in Treaty One Territory, three very different women with a preference for twenty-first century slang sit in a fort ...

Interdependent Magic

Edited by Jessica Watkin
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Interdependent Magic: Disability Performance in Canada is a collection of plays and interviews by, for, and about Disabled theatre artists that invites readers into the magical worlds of Disability arts ...

Canadian Rajah

By (author) Dave Carley
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Canadian Rajah is the incredible -- and true -- story of Esca Brooke Daykin. He was the first-born son of the legendary "White Rajah of Sarawak" but was exiled from that country (a British colony, now ...

When Words Sing

Edited by Julie Salverson
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Meet the creators behind the words of Canadian opera in this exciting new collection of contemporary libretti. Featuring work by Robert Chafe, Anna Chatterton, George Elliott Clarke, Marie Clements, Ann-Marie ...

Beautiful Man & Other Short Plays

By (author) Erin Shields
Foreword by Andrea Donaldson
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Award-winning playwright Erin Shields has crafted three thought-provoking plays that centre on the inner lives of women, offering space for those who dare to listen.

Selfie

By (author) Christine Quintana
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When a budding romance at a high school party ends after a sexual assault, three teens must grapple with what happened and what comes next.

Copeaux

Dans cette œuvre théâtrale, l’autrice, lauréate du prix du Gouverneur général en 2019, traite d’une relation amoureuse qui s’effrite et de ce qui en reste : la fin, sans grand éclat, mais ...

BANG BANG

By (author) Kat Sandler
Categories: Plays, playscripts

Lila, a young Black ex-cop, has been on leave from the force since she shot an unarmed Black youth. So when Tim, a white playwright, shows up at her door to casually inform her that his play inspired ...