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Forget Me Not

Welcome to “The New Now,” a time in which written language has been forbidden and forgotten. Those who desire to have their love letters written and read must make a dangerous journey to the secret ...

Public Enemy

By Olivier Choinière
Translated by Bobby Theodore
Subjects: Family Life, Siblings, Translations, Award Winners, Quebec Playwrights
Casting: 4 f, 3 m
Duration: 75 minutes

Three generations of a family argue over current events, finances, and culture, with everyone looking to blame someone else for society’s ills in this satirical examination of how judgment can both ...

Lady Sunrise

From the glittering high-rise condos to the desperate streets of Vancouver, powerful stories told by women reveal the fraying social fabric among the wealthy and hangers-on in the city’s Asian Canadian ...

Everybody Just C@lm the F#ck Down

After an unexpected night in a Regina hospital emergency room, Robert Chafe can’t shake the burning question of whether he’s Tennessee Williams or Dorothy Zbornak. Are his symptoms a harbinger of ...

Every Day She Rose

After the Black Lives Matter protest at the 2016 Toronto Pride Parade, two friends find their racial and queer politics aren’t as aligned as they thought, and the playwrights behind them must figure ...

Women of the Fur Trade

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 ...

Let's Run Away

By Daniel MacIvor
Foreword by Daniel Brooks
Subjects: Mental Health, 2SLGBT / Queer Theatre, Solo Shows, Ontario Playwrights
Casting: 1 m
Duration: 75 minutes

Peter is putting on a show. He’s a bit stressed. In the show, he will read from a manuscript. It’s a large manuscript, but don’t worry, he’s only going to read the parts about him, and there aren’t ...

Wasp

It’s Wasp’s destiny to be impregnated by a swarm of hornets called the Angels on their twenty-first birthday, but they aren’t going down without a fight. Their plan? A bottle of Coke, an abandoned ...

a million billion pieces

It’s time to make every moment count.

Sixteen-year-olds Pria and Theo—or as they know each other online, the aspiring opera singer PriaSoprano and outer-space aficionado Eagle19—have decided to have ...

Iphigenia and the Furies (On Taurian Land) & Antigone: 方

From the author of trace comes two adaptations that transport mythological stories from Ancient Greece to modern-day civilizations. Led by people of colour, these darkly comedic plays depict recognizable ...