Drama

A Live Bird In Its Jaws

A Live Bird In Its Jaws

Winner of the Governor General's Award for Drama, this is a play within a play. Hélène is writing a play which draws heavily on the past of her lover and his twin brother, but refuses to reveal the tragic ending until the actual staging of the piece. >>

Canada Split: A Flush of Tories & Rexy!

Canada Split: A Flush of Tories & Rexy!

Read together, A Flush of Tories and Rexy! form comic bookends, the first viewing our current dilemmas in the context of Conservative leadership in the last century; the second, in the context of more recent Liberal leadership. >>

Emphysema (A Love Story)

Emphysema (A Love Story)

Silent-film performer Louise Brookes was living in obscurity when bad-boy theatre critic Kenneth Tynan, who was infatuated with her film persona Lulu, tracked her down for a New Yorker profile. In a script crackling with wit, Munsil recreates their encounter. >>

Evidence to the Contrary

Evidence to the Contrary

Lena Fulvi has been arrested for her mother's murder. She insists it was an accident, but she has been accused by a nurse who saw her do the deed, and her sisters happily furnish a motive. But the Inspector questioning Lena is not convinced. >>

Heart of a Dog

Heart of a Dog

Based on Russian author Mikhail Bulgakov's scathing 1925 satire Heart of a Dog, Robert Astle's one-man show brilliantly recreates the story of a dog's-eye view of tyranny and social injustice. >>

L’Affaire Tartuffe, The Garrison Officers Rehearse Molière

L’Affaire Tartuffe, The Garrison Officers Rehearse Molière

A riveting drama of cross-cultural love affairs, seditious plans to join the Yankees and the stranglehold of Church and State, L'Affaire Tartuffe is inspired by historical fact: this was the first performance by anglophones in Québec, put on by British garrison officers stationed in Montreal. >>

Magpie, Having, Hunger Striking

Magpie, Having, Hunger Striking

Three plays from award-winning playwright Kit Brennan which explore secrets, obsessions, and desire through the stories of three women, Bernice, the victim of small-town repression, Sarah, a former anorexia sufferer and young Erin, whose epileptic seizures leave her scared and vulnerable. >>

One for the Road: New Plays for One Actor

One for the Road: New Plays for One Actor

One for the Road is a collection of recent Canadian plays for one actor. >>

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