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Quebec Playwrights

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Tideline

A wildly theatrical tale of war and individual discovery, Tideline tells the personal story of Wilfrid, a young man born in Montreal, who struggles to bury his father in his parent's homeland. There, ...

If We Were Birds

If We Were Birds is a shocking, uncompromising examination of the horrors of war, giving voice to a woman long ago forced into silence, and placing a spotlight on millions of female victims who have been ...

Anthology of Quebec Women's Plays in English Translation Volume Three

Covering a diverse range of subject matter, many of these plays are published in English for the first time.

Includes:

When Books Come Tumbling Down (Le bibliothèque de Constance) by Marie-Eve Gagnon, ...

Forests

From Odette to Hélène, then to Léonie, Ludivine, Sarah, Luce and finally to Aimée, Loup's mother.

It would seem that a curse of tragedy and death decimated this family in the heart of the Ardennes ...

Carole Fréchette: Two Plays

John and Beatrice

High above the city, Beatrice sits on the 33rd floor of an office tower waiting for the right man to respond to her ad. When John appears, the games begin. But if he wins, what then? ...

Anthology of Quebec Women's Plays in English Translation Volume Two

Covering a diverse range of subject matter, many of these plays are published in English for the first time.

Includes:

Evidence to the Contrary (La déposition) by Hélène Pedneault, translated by Linda ...

Anthology of Quebec Women's Plays in English Translation Volume One

Covering a diverse range of subject matter, many of these plays are published in English for the first time.

Includes:

The Savage Season (Le Temps sauvage) by Anne Hébert, translated by Pamela Grant ...

Bhopal

"The characters who inhabit Rahul Varma's play [. ..] are all seeking the common good. But they are not guided by the same priorities or goals. To get what they want, they must negotiate with each other. ...

Counter Offence

By Rahul Varma
Subjects: South Asian Canadian Playwrights, Quebec Playwrights
Casting: 3 f, 5 m
Duration: 80 minutes

In this play, Rahul Varma has skilfully counterpointed the issues of racism and spousal abuse to show how the intersection of the two can be used to confound and mislead the public, while the Establishment ...

Lilies

In 1912, two young boys in a Catholic college fall in love while working on a play about St. Sebastian. Their passion ends in tragedy with one boy sent to prison, the other dead. Years later, as the aged ...