BROWSE THE STACKS
Out on a Limb
Edited by Kit Brennan
This exciting anthology features short works by twelve of Canada’s newest playwrights, recent graduates from university writing programs and professional theatre schools across the country.
Selkirk Avenue, long the street of dreams for new immigrants to Winnipeg, is seen through a close-up lens in this play, narrated by Harold, who has recorded the lives of the inhabitants from his...
Spring Planting tells the story of two widowed neighbours, one an illiterate elder, the other a suddenly single mother. Their new circumstances are made yet more difficult by younger family...
Summer of My Amazing Luck: The Play
With all the humour, compassion, and intelligence of Miriam Toews' novel, this inventive stage adaptation takes audiences on a hilarious and heartbreaking journey as Lucy discovers that this may...
The Hats of Mr. Zenobe
Based on the life of Vahan Poladian, a displaced Armenian who lost his family during the Turkish invasion, The Hats of Mr. Zenobe is a poignant indictment of war. In this one-man show, Astle...
The Last Journey of Captain Harte
A phone call from the nomadic Captain Harte, an old friend of her husband's, awakens a middle-aged widow's imagination. As the Captain makes his circuitous way home, she follows his journey and...
The Piano Tuner
When Bob, a blind piano tuner, is summoned out to a house on the prairie to tune a derelict piano, he discovers that the piano has been "prepared" with sounds, objects and stories from his own...
The Queen of Queen Street
Based on the life of Bertha Rand, Winnipeg's notorious Cat Lady, who battled her neighbours and city hall to save her cats, this play looks behind the headlines, giving a sensitive portrayal of...
A Live Bird In Its Jaws