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1979

By Michael Healey

It's December 1979 and Clark's minority Progressive Conservative government is under threat of dissolution before it has a chance to accomplish anything — even pass a budget. But Clark is young and idealistic, resolute on making his mark in office. When he steals a moment ... Read more

Aberhart Summer, The

By Conni Massing & Stephen Heatley

Based on the novel by Bruce Allen Powe, The Aberhart Summer is a dark "coming of age" story where desperation, secrets, and tragedy affect the lives of the people in an Edmonton neighbourhood during the Depression. A mystery, a comedy, and a gripping look at Alberta history. ... Read more

Age of Arousal

By Linda Griffiths

It's a time of passion and confusion. Virtue is barely holding down its petticoats. People are bursting their corsets with unbridled desire. It's 1885, and the typewriter and the suffrage movement are sending things topsy-turvy. In the midst of it all, five ambitious New Women ... Read more

Animals

By Karen Hines

‘I used to want a black enamel farmhouse sink. Now, I just want shelter. ’

From acclaimed playwright Karen Hines come two darkly comic meditations on security, safety, and shelter.

Crawlspace is a comic, Kafkaesque monologue about the darker side of home ownership that moves ... Read more

At the Zenith of the Empire

By Stewart Lemoine

In 1913, legendary tragedienne Sarah Bernhardt travelled to Edmonton, Alberta, to perform the last act of Alexandre Dumas's The Lady of the Camellias before two packed houses at the Empire Theatre. Augmenting well-documented accounts of both the Bernhardt visit and the surprisingly ... Read more

Blood Relations and Other Plays (REV ED)

By Sharon Pollock
Edited by Diane Bessai & Anne Nothof

This brand new edition features the plays that established Sharon Pollock as a major Canadian playwright and gained her many accolades, among them, the first ever Governor General’s Award for Drama for Blood Relations in 1981. Her characters are the oppressed, from the spinster ... Read more

Blue Box

By Carmen Aguirre

Interweaving recollections of her revolutionary life in Chile under Pinochet’s regime with her fleeting attempts to realize a "vision" of love in Los Angeles, Carmen Aguirre's one-woman show Blue Box is a fiery proclamation of carnal yearning and social conviction. Assertive, ... Read more

Brilliant!

By Electric Company Theatre

Chronicling the explosive career of a twentieth-century genius, Brilliant! is a story about the beginning of our technological age embodied in a man whose ideas, dreams and passions were too big for his own time. Visually stunning, the play has many comic, surreal and dramatic ... Read more

Brilliant!

By Electric Company Theatre

Chronicling the explosive career of a twentieth-century genius, Brilliant! is a story about the beginning of our technological age embodied in a man whose ideas, dreams and passions were too big for his own time. Visually stunning, the play has many comic, surreal and dramatic ... Read more