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Bang Bang

By Kat Sandler
Subjects: Comedy, Ontario Playwrights, Women Writers, Death, Grief & Loss
Casting: 2 f, 3 m
Duration: 140 minutes

“I don’t need to know how it goes—you wanted it to be dramatic, and white cops shooting Black kids is so common that it’s BORING, and you didn’t want a boring play, right?”

Lila, a Black cop, ...

The Enchanted Loom

The Sri Lankan civil war has left many scars on Thangan and his family, most noticeably the loss of his eldest son and the crippling epileptic seizures brought on by his torture. As the final days of ...

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 ...

trace

"I support you when you need, so that you support me when I need. "

An elegant and sweeping story of a Chinese family’s history, trace follows the footsteps of four generations as their homes and identities ...

Whimsy State

By A.J. Demers
Subjects: Comedy, Community Theatre Picks, Comedy, History, Ontario Playwrights
Casting: 1 f, 3 m
Duration: 60 minutes

With a few drinks and some “Ayes!” three fishermen on a small island off the coast of Nova Scotia declare independence from Canada: henceforth, they shall be known as the Princes of the Principality ...

Guarded Girls

By Charlotte Corbeil-Coleman
Subjects: Ontario Playwrights, Women Writers
Casting: 4 f
Duration: 90 minutes

The stories and experiences of three imprisoned women and a guard intertwine in dramatic and dangerous ways, as the psychological destruction that is solitary confinement taunts each of their lives.

Nineteen-year-old ...

Unholy

Should women abandon religion?

Four female panellists face off in a wild, whip-smart televised debate about the intersection of religion and misogyny. On one side, there’s Maryam, a progressive Muslim ...

Cyrano de Bergerac

From the acclaimed author of The Last Wife and The Virgin Trial comes a new adaptation of one of the finest love stories ever told.

Cyrano de Bergerac is a swashbuckling seventeenth-century swordsman ...

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. ...