Playwrights Canada Press Spring Launch, Part Two
Celebrating the publication of Halfway There, The Bridge, Take d Milk, Nah?, WROL (Without Rule of Law), and When Words Sing: Seven Canadian Libretti
Join Playwrights Canada Press in celebrating the launch of five new books with live virtual readings, Q&A, and trivia from the authors and editors on Monday, June 21st, hosted by Karen Fricker of the Toronto Star!
IN ORDER TO ATTEND, YOU MUST REGISTER (FOR FREE) AT THIS LINK.
For any updates, keep an eye on the Facebook event page.
ASL interpretation, captioning, and a written compilation of the excerpts will be provided.
Starts promptly at 8pm EDT.
Julie Salverson with Robert Chafe - When Words Sing: Seven Canadian Libretti
Norm Foster - Halfway There
Jivesh Parasram - Take d Milk, Nah?
Shauntay Grant - The Bridge
Michaela Jeffery - WROL (Without Rule of Law)
When Words Sing: Seven Canadian Libretti
When Words Sing turns the spotlight on everything that goes into writing for opera, featuring seven contemporary Canadian libretti.
A heartbroken doctor meets four gregarious women in a small Maritime town in this feel-good comedy about the true bonds of friendship.
Take d Milk, Nah?
In the first (known) Indo-Caribbean-Hindu-Canadian identity play, Jivesh Parasram offers the Hin-dos and Hin-don’ts for those living in the margins and the mainstream.
Set in a rural Black Nova Scotian community, this gospel-infused tale explores the complex relationship between two brothers strained over twenty years of secrecy, deception, and dishonour.
WROL (Without Rule of Law)
Hungry to learn the truth about the ominous disappearance of a local survivalist cult, a committed group of self-styled eighth-grade “preppers” sneak out at night to investigate a sinister doomsday shelter deep in the woods.