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Cyrano de Bergerac

By Edmond Rostand
Translated by John Murrell

Edmond Rostand’s beloved classic, Cyrano de Bergerac, is an epic and heroic tale that has fascinated and enchanted generations. Not since 1938 has there been a more readable or stageable prose translation of this classic favourite. With a rich tapestry of gallant soldiers, ... Read more

Goodness

By Michael Redhill

Winner of the Best of the Edinburgh Fringe Prize

Althea: Do you believe in your own death? Every moment you are alive is endless and the present goes on and on with you inside it. Of course the end is truly coming, but it’s so far off, and in the meantime the spring bulbs need ... Read more

Leo

By Rosa Laborde

Set in Santiago, Chile, three young friends form a bittersweet love triangle during the political upheaval surrounding President Salvador Allende’s assassination.

Told through Leo’s memories, the play travels through childhood, first friends, and first loves. Passion and ... Read more

My Chernobyl

By Aaron Bushkowsky

While there, he meets his long-lost cousin, a beautiful, young Russian woman, who sets her sights on her wealthy relative as a ticket out of the radiation-blasted country. My Chernobyl is a quirky romance set in the existential old country, where cultures and ideals clash with ... Read more

Return (The Sarajevo Project)

Created by Theatrefront

With his sudden reappearance, those he left must now reconcile their love for Tarik with their anger at his betrayal. RETURN (The Sarajevo Project) is a unique international co-creation developed by an ensemble of Canadian and Bosnian theatre artists.Created by Sue Balint, Daryl ... Read more

The Cure for Everything

By Maja Ardal

Elsa is a typical fifteen-year-old growing up in the early 1960s. Her world revolves around independence, boys, and being popular at school, despite growing concerns surrounding the Cuban missile crisis. In fact, this is Elsa's opportunity to let loose before the world blows ... Read more

The Refugee Hotel

By Carmen Aguirre

Two events gave birth to this play: the 1998 arrest of Augusto Pinochet by the spanish courts and the 1995 death of Aguirre’s uncle, who drank himself to death on Vancouver’s skid row, never living to make a victorious return to his country. It has taken decades of silence ... Read more

The Refugee Hotel

By Carmen Aguirre

Two events gave birth to this play: the 1998 arrest of Augusto Pinochet by the spanish courts and the 1995 death of Aguirre’s uncle, who drank himself to death on Vancouver’s skid row, never living to make a victorious return to his country. It has taken decades of silence ... Read more

The Russian Play

By Hannah Moscovitch

In The Russian Play, the flower-shop girl tells the story of her love for the gravedigger. Essay casts a teaching assistant in the shadow of his professor as they argue the merits of a female student's paper. In USSR, a young woman relates her journey to Canada from Russia, ... Read more

You Fancy Yourself

By Maja Ardal

When Elsa and her family move from Iceland to Scotland, she is filled with uncontrollable joy over the new adventure she is about to begin. With her infectious energy and love for the dramatic, Elsa stands out both in her community and within her classroom, but this exuberance ... Read more