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...In a thought-provoking new play, 13 year old Lucy, who suffers from autism, moves in with her estranged, misanthropic mother. Having lived her entire life with her father, Lucy, as well as her mom, struggle with all the difficulties...
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...After Vladimir Lenin’s death, Stalin orders two Jewish scientists to preserve Lenin’s body for all time. If they succeed, the rewards will be considerable. If not, it’s the gulag – or worse. Based on real events, Vern Theissen’s nimble dark...

The Mill: Part IV: Ash

Written by

Damien Atkins

~playauthor~Written by~ Damien Atkins

Playwrights Canada Press, 2011

Playwrights Canada Press

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Scenes: 22, Roles: Total (6), Female (2), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...In part four, Ash, the mill stands: battered and surrounded by ash. Inside, five young people cling to life. Can hope take root on such poisoned ground...

carried away on the crest of a wave

Written by

David Yee

~playauthor~Written by~ David Yee

Playwrights Canada Press, 2014

Playwrights Canada Press

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Scenes: 9, Roles: Total (18), Female (4), Male (14), Unassigned (0)

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...From the shore of Ko Phi Phi in Thailand to a suburb in Utah to a mysterious Kafkaesque hole in the ground, carried away on the crest of a wave gives us brief glimpses into the lives of a sphinx-like escort, a grieving father, a conflicted...

On A First Name Basis

Written by

Norm Foster

~playauthor~Written by~ Norm Foster

Playwrights Canada Press, 2014

Playwrights Canada Press

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (2), Female (1), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...David, a successful novelist with writer's block, has received some devastating news he's kept to himself. Lucy, his housekeeper of twenty-eight years, has her own secret that she's afraid to admit. As Lucy is getting ready to end her...

Bingo!

Written by

Daniel MacIvor

~playauthor~Written by~ Daniel MacIvor

Playwrights Canada Press, 2011

Playwrights Canada Press

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 6, Roles: Total (5), Female (2), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Five classmates come together for their thirtieth high-school reunion. Some see it as a welcome trip home, others see it as an obligation, while a few never even left. But as the night wears on, the one-time classmates start to reconnect...

If We Were Birds

Written by

Erin Shields

~playauthor~Written by~ Erin Shields

Playwrights Canada Press, 2011

Playwrights Canada Press

Playtext

Scenes: 19, Roles: Total (13), Female (9), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...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 silenced through violence. A deeply...

White Biting Dog

Written by

Judith Thompson

~playauthor~Written by~ Judith Thompson

Playwrights Canada Press, 2014

Playwrights Canada Press

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (5), Female (1), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...White Biting Dog, a poetic black comedy about a divorced lawyer who prepares to kill himself by jumping off the Bloor Street Viaduct, until he encounters a small dog who sets him on a different path...

Bob’s Your Elf

Written by

Norm Foster

~playauthor~Written by~ Norm Foster

Playwrights Canada Press, 2010

Playwrights Canada Press

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 4, Roles: Total (5), Female (2), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...An elf named Bob gets banished from the North Pole to learn a lesson about cooperation. Because of his bad attitude, Santa sends him to a small town to help out with their Christmas pageant. Here, Bob is faced with a group of bumbling...

Mad Boy Chronicle

Written by

Michael O'Brien

~playauthor~Written by~ Michael O'Brien

Playwrights Canada Press, 2012

Playwrights Canada Press

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 29, Roles: Total (10), Female (4), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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...Set in the final days of the first millennium, Mad Boy Chronicle hauls the Hamlet story howling back to its origins. Join the Mad Boy as he sets out in fierce pursuit of his destiny, in a world where wolves, elves, spirits and Jesus Christ...