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Mother's Daughter

In this stunning third part to Kate Hennig’s powerful Queenmaker series, England’s first queen regnant finds herself fighting xenophobia, religious nationalism, and strained familial bonds in the ...

Body Politic

By Nick Green
Introduction by Donna-Michelle St. Bernard
Subjects: History, LGBT/Queer Theatre, Ontario Playwrights
Casting: 1 f, 5 m
Duration: 120 minutes

The point is that we started the conversation.

In 1971 Phillip was on the cusp of starting something big. Something that would make history. Now he’s an aging journalist trying to make sense of Grindr. ...

Other Side of the Game

I don’t think you can expect society to change if you’re not ready to take the first step.

In the 1970s Beverly walks into an office of Black activists, wanting to join the Movement, and has to prove ...

Birds of a Kind

By Wajdi Mouawad
Translated by Linda Gaboriau
Subjects: Family Life, Middle Eastern Canadian Playwrights, Translations
Casting: 4 f, 5 m
Duration: 240 minutes

Is it really important to cling to our lost identities?

A terrorist attack in Jerusalem puts Eitan, a young Israeli-German genetic researcher, in a coma, while his girlfriend Wahida, a Moroccan graduate ...

Category E

By Belinda Cornish
Introduction by Ruth Bratt
Subjects: Science & Scientists, Women Writers, Horror, Western Playwrights, Alberta
Casting: 3 actors
Duration: 90 minutes

I didn’t think we got to have names.

Two human test subjects—Corcoran, a half-blind paraplegic, and Filigree, a clinical psychopath—coexist in a laboratory cell. They are sterilized, property of ...

Cake

A man earns. However little, however nefariously, he earns.

Oba, a middle-aged businessman, is torn between his pride and dignity. He’s obsessed with making deals in unidentified substances to stay ...

Theatre Passe Muraille

In celebration of its fiftieth year of producing and providing space for new and diverse Canadian theatre, this book gathers touching tributes, funny anecdotes, fascinating photos, memorable reviews, ...

Hilda's Yard

Lemonade is for people who use the front door.

It’s an exciting summer day in 1956 for Hilda and Sam Fluck. Newly on their own since their thirtysomething children Gary and Janey moved out, they are ...

Bunny

“In one school year she kissed nineteen boys and won all the science awards. ”

From one of Canada’s boldest playwrights comes an intimate look into the sexual life of a young woman as she struggles ...

New Canadian Kid & Invisible Kids

Two of the most produced, popular, and important Canadian plays for young audiences are back in an updated edition.

In New Canadian Kid, Nick has just moved to Canada from a country called Homeland, where ...