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

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 ...

Mortified

A woman runs into her former abuser and is surprised by the power he still holds over her. In an attempt to uncover the truth of what happened between them, she recalls her adolescent self: a fourteen-year-old ...

Too Good to be True

From the acclaimed author of Huff&Stitch comes a new dark comedy about the lies we tell each other in order to make the best of a desperate situation. Maria and her kids—Lisa, a pregnant teenager, and ...

Secret Life of a Mother

The raw and untold secrets of pregnancy, miscarriage, childbirth, and mothering are revealed in this true story of motherhood for the twenty-first century. A playwright writes an exposé of modern motherhood ...

The Empire

Explore a world on the edge of change through three epic stories spanning five hundred years of imagined history, unpacking systems of power and what we are capable of in the pursuit of freedom. The story ...

Forget Me Not

By Ronnie Burkett
Subjects: Romance, Puppets & Puppetry, Ontario Playwrights
Casting: 1 m
Duration: 120 minutes

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 ...

Black Boys

Black Boys by Saga Collectif (Virgilia Griffith, Stephen Jackman-Torkoff, Tawiah M’Carthy, Thomas Antony Olajide, and Jonathan Seinen) uncovers the complex dynamics of the queer Black male experience. ...

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 ...

A Perfect Bowl of Pho

Nam, a procrastination-prone Vietnamese Canadian university student, sets out with the vague ambition to write a musical about his diaspora as embodied by food, particularly the world-famous noodle soup ...

Yaga

By Kat Sandler
Subjects: Comedy, Women Writers, Feminist Theatre, Ontario Playwrights
Casting: 2 f, 1 m
Duration: 125 minutes

She’s more than just a wicked old witch. Baba Yaga is a legend, usually known as that elderly woman who lives alone in the woods and grinds the bones of the wicked. But what if she was actually a sexy, ...