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Playwrights Canada Press

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Angélique

In the character of Angélique, Gale gives us a woman brave enough to try and shatter her bonds. A rich, poetic evocation of a graceful yet cruel time—a time with "civilized" people still bought and ...

Lilies

In 1912, two young boys in a Catholic college fall in love while working on a play about St. Sebastian. Their passion ends in tragedy with one boy sent to prison, the other dead. Years later, as the aged ...

Reading Hebron

A Toronto Jew named Nathan Abramowitz investigates the Hebron Massacre—in which a Jewish settler murdered 29 Muslims at prayer—as a way of questioning his own responsibility for the oppression of ...

The Book of Jessica

Part dialogue, part narrative, part playscript, this unique book contains the award-winning play Jessica, as well as the extraordinary story of its making.

Three in the Back, Two in the Head

The issue of loyalty and betrayal is dramatized through dialogue in the Governor-General's-Award-winning Three in the Back, Two in the Head, which appears to have been based on the assassination of Gerald ...

Jennie's Story & Under the Skin

Winner of the 1983 Chalmers Canadian Play Award, Jennie's Story is set in the late 1930s on the Canadian prairies. It concerns the Sexual Sterilization Act that was enacted in 1928, allowing a sterilization ...