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Acha Bacha

By Bilal Baig
Introduction by Kama La Mackerel
Subjects: LGBT/Queer Theatre, Family Life, Ontario Playwrights
Duration: 80 minutes

For years, Zaya has delicately balanced his relationship with his Muslim faith and queer identity by keeping his genderqueer lover and manipulative mother apart. But when his mother ends up in the hospital ...

Brontë: The World Without

What happens when a passion is turned into a means to survive?

Sisters Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë have always enjoyed writing and storytelling, but so far, it’s been for their own personal enjoyment. ...

It's All Tru

“There used to be people dying and they didn’t know why and there was nothing anyone could do, but most of all—no one cared whether we lived or whether we died. ”

Love, sex, and pharmaceuticals ...

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 ...

BANG BANG

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

Lila, a young Black ex-cop, has been on leave from the police force ever since she shot an unarmed Black youth. She’s moved back in with her mother, Karen, and is drinking beer for breakfast. So when ...

Whimsy State

By A.J. Demers
Subjects: Comedy, History, Ontario Playwrights, Community Theatre Picks, Comedy
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 ...