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Playwrights Canada Press spring launch

Playwrights Canada Press Spring Launch

Celebrating the publication of New Magic Valley Fun Town, Beautiful Man & Other Short Plays, Refractions: Scenes, Theory, and Bare Bear Bones

By Date: March 09, 2021 Tags: News

Join Playwrights Canada Press in celebrating the launch of five new books with live virtual readings, presentations, and Q&A from the authors and editors on Wednesday, March 24th!


For any updates, keep an eye on the Facebook event page.

ASL interpretation and a written compilation of the excerpts will be provided.

Starts promptly at 8pm EDT.

New Magic Valley Fun Town by Daniel MacIvor
When Dougie’s childhood friend Allen comes to visit, a night reminiscing, drinking, and dancing turns into a raw examination of their past.

Beautiful Man & Other Short Plays by Erin Shields
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. Featuring Beautiful Man, Unit B-1717, and And then there was you.

Refractions: Scenes edited by Yvette Nolan & Donna-Michelle St. Bernard
Refractions: Scenes is a collection of scenes from diverse contemporary works by Canadian playwrights that reflect the country's artistic landscape through a breadth of themes, styles, cultures, regions, and creative practices.

Theory by Norman Yeung
In this thrilling exploration of the intersections and divisions within liberalism, a young professor finds herself in a high-stakes game of cat-and-mouse.

Bare Bear Bones by Michael Grant
In an effort to rekindle their spark, empty nesters Norm and Ruth book a trip to a familiar family campground, only to realize that it's now a nudist camp.

Make sure to register to attend!