Alone, On Stage

Edited by: DD Kugler, Brian Quirt

Each of these scripts represents—uniquely—a pinnacle in meeting the distinct challenges of the solo performance form. Scripts that rise above perceived limits of the solo performance, to examine the surrounding human society. Includes:Alphonse by Wajdi Mouawad, translated by Shelley Tepperman Beuys Buoys Boys by Ken Garnhum Fronteras Americanas by Guillermo Verdecchia Here Lies Henry by Daniel MacIvor Property adapted by DD Kugler and Marc Diamond Tinka’s New Dress by Ronnie Burkett


DD Kugler

DD Kugler, a Vancouver-based freelance dramaturg/director in theatre and dance, was the first Canadian president of the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA, 2000–2002). He served eight seasons as Production Dramaturg with Toronto’s Necessary Angel Theatre (1985–1993), five seasons as Artistic Director of Edmonton’s Northern Light Theatre (1993–1998), and has taught for the past ten years in the Theatre Area at Simon Fraser University’s School for the Contemporary Arts. Kugler adapted Marc Diamond’s Property, and (in collaboration with Richard Rose) co-authored Newhouse, as well as the adaptations of Michael Ondaatje’s Coming Through Slaughter, and Timothy Findley’s Not Wanted on the Voyage.


Brian Quirt

Brian Quirt is the founder and Artistic Director of Nightswimming, a dramaturgical company based in Toronto, and Director of the Banff Centre Playwrights Lab. With Nightswimming he has commissioned and developed 30 new works, created eight of his own plays, and directed the premieres and national tours of many Nightswimming projects including, new works by Don Druick, Carmen Aguirre and Anita Majumdar.


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258 Pages
8.98in * 5.99in * .60in


December 20, 2008



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