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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 ...

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 ...

Beneath Springhill

By (author) Beau Dixon
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Beneath Springhill is the incredible story of Maurice Ruddick, "the singing miner," an African-Canadian who survived nine days underground during the historic Springhill mining disaster of 1958. This multi-award-winning ...

The Society for the Destitute Presents Titus Bouffonius

By (author) Colleen Murphy
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The Society for the Destitute Present Titus Bouffonius presents five characters who shelter at the Society for the Destitute and who get a $500 grant from Arts Educational Outreach to put on a play. They ...

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.


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.


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 ...


By (author) Kat Sandler
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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 ...