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Amaryllis & Little Witch

In these dark fairy tales, two girls face danger while grieving loved ones, and learn some hard truths about growing up along the way. Imaginative and curious, these fables illustrate adventures for children ...

The Breathing Hole | Aglu ???

“In your travels across the snow and ice, always return to this place where you were loved for so long, and if you become lost or find yourself in difficulty, listen and you’ll hear my voice on the ...

Sound of the Beast

“Compassion is good, but it’s just motivation. Cars need engines. Movements need mobilizations. ”

Through spoken word, storytelling, and hip hop, acclaimed wordsmith Donna-Michelle St. Bernard challenges ...

Refractions: Scenes

This collection can be used both as a source for actors and students, or as a primer on diverse Canadian theatre and an entry point into new works. Refractions: Scenes includes work by Michaela di Cesare, ...

Brontë

“I don’t want to be good. I want to be great. ”

What happens when a passion is turned into a means to survive? 

Sisters Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë have always enjoyed writing and storytelling, ...

Take d Milk, Nah?

Jiv is “Canadian. ” And “Indian. ” And “Hindu. ” And “West Indian. ” “Trinidadian,” too. Or maybe he’s just colonized. He’s not the “white boy” he was teased as within his ...

Black Boys

In a society where the Black male body is both vilified and sexualized, Black Boys uncovers the complex dynamics of the queer Black male experience. Text, movement, and design portray the rhythm and vulnerability ...

Acha Bacha

By Bilal Baig
Subjects: Family Life, LGBT/Queer Theatre, Ontario Playwrights
Duration: 80 minutes

“We come to this world good. Tum mera beta ho. I bring you here. Likhen, you choose—you choose to stay good. If you want. ”

For years, Zaya has delicately balanced his relationship with his Muslim ...

It's All TRU

“There used to be people dying and they didn’t know why and there was nothing anyone could do, but most of all—no one cared whether we lived or whether we died. ”

Love, sex, and pharmaceuticals ...

Bar Mitzvah Boy

Joey Brant needs to have a bar mitzvah immediately. Like, next Tuesday. Except he’s not thirteen, the usual age for the Jewish milestone. He’s in his sixties. Joey has a grandson who is about to step ...