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The Adventures of A Black Girl in Search of God

From Governor General's Literary Award–winning playwright Djanet Sears comes a beautiful and deeply moving story set in present-day Negro Creek, a two-hundred-year-old black community in Western Ontario. ...

Storm Warning

By Norm Foster
Subjects: Atlantic Playwrights, New Brunswick, Romance, Theatre of War
Casting: 1 f, 1 m
Duration: 120 minutes

Set in cottage country in 1953, Jack Forrester, a damaged World War II vet, has retreated from life. Then one weekend he meets Emma Currie, an amphetamine-popping chart writer for a big band. Both lives ...

Wrong for Each Other

Can love survive a separation?

A chance meeting in a restaurant, after four years apart, sends a couple flashing back through the highs and lows of their courtship and marriage. It is an hilarious and ...

Jasper Station

Six travellers wait in a train station in Jasper, Alberta, hoping to fulfill their dreams at the other end of the line.

I, Claudia

Claudia is an official pre-teen. Her father is getting remarried, she has a science fair project coming due, and she is in the physical and emotional throes of puberty. Finding refuge in the basement ...

Staging Coyote's Dream Volume 1

An anthology of First Nations drama in English, Staging Coyote's Dream is the first anthology of First Nations plays to be published in Canada. It brings together ten major plays by First Nations playwrights ...

Sinners

A furniture store owner is having an affair with the local minister's wife. The situation becomes complicated when the minister comes home unexpectedly. An intricate web of deceit is hilariously exposed ...

The Long Weekend

By Norm Foster
Subjects: Community Theatre Picks, Comedy, Atlantic Playwrights, New Brunswick
Casting: 2 f, 2 m
Duration: 110 minutes

When Max and Wynn invite their friends Roger and Abby up for a weekend at their country home, the true nature of their relationships come to the surface.  The truth and lies of a friendship come to the ...

Leo

Set in Santiago, Chile, three young friends form a bittersweet love triangle during the political upheaval surrounding President Salvador Allende’s assassination.

Told through Leo’s memories, the ...

Habitat

By Judith Thompson
Introduction by Iris Turcott
Subjects: Women Writers, Ontario Playwrights
Casting: 3 f, 2 m
Duration: 140 minutes

Raine, unable to respond emotionally when her mother dies, finds herself at this group home, in a community that has little tolerance for its newest residents. The ensuing battle—over whether the group ...