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Is My Microphone On?

Young people cannot avoid the consequences of climate change. In this urgent and lyrical play, they reckon with the generations who have come before them. They hold the audience to account for the broken ...

Every Day She Rose

After the Black Lives Matter protest at the 2016 Toronto Pride Parade, two friends find their racial and queer politics aren’t as aligned as they thought, and the playwrights behind them must figure ...

Wasp

It’s Wasp’s destiny to be impregnated by a swarm of hornets called the Angels on their twenty-first birthday, but they aren’t going down without a fight. Their plan? A bottle of Coke, an abandoned ...

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

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 ...

Interdependent Magic

Interdependent Magic: Disability Performance in Canada is a collection of plays and interviews by, for, and about Disabled theatre artists that invites readers into the magical worlds of Disability arts ...

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 ...

Andy's Gone

What stories do we tell ourselves to keep our walls up and our privilege intact? What is the cost of revolution?

In this contemporary retelling of Antigone, denial of what rages outside of a city’s perimeter ...

Theory

By Norman Yeung
Subjects: Political Theatre, Ontario Playwrights, Award Winners
Casting: 3 f, 4 m
Duration: 90 minutes

Is there a limit to free speech? Who gets to decide? 

Isabelle’s film theory students are stunned that she would open an unmoderated online discussion group to complement a controversial syllabus. Her ...

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 ...

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 ...