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Judith Thompson

Edited by Ric Knowles
Series edited by Ric Knowles

Volume 3 in the series Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English.

"This book publishes what I take to be a representative sampling—by no means complete—of critical writings about [Judith Thompson's] plays, covering what might be regarded as the dominant critical ... Read more

Latina/o Canadian Theatre and Performance

Edited by Natalie Alvarez

Featuring exciting and provocative new essays by leading and emerging scholars in Canada and the US, this foundational collection begins a conversation about Latina/o theatre and performance in Canada. The essays query the contours and characteristics of latinidad in Canada's ... Read more

Linda Griffiths

Edited by Jacqueline Petropoulos

For more than three decades, Griffiths worked tirelessly and passionately to redefine drama and performance in Canada, constantly pushing artistic boundaries in her quest to tell new and unconventional stories about Canadians and women.

Weaving together new critical essays on ... Read more

Love, Loss, and Longing

Edited by Dalbir Singh

Love, Loss, and Longing is a collection of six plays from acclaimed and award-winning South Asian Canadian playwrights that explore themes of family, love, trauma, race, and more. Featuring introductions by directors, dramaturgs, and playwrights, each play is contextualized ... Read more

Marvellous Repossessions

By Jonathan Gil Harris

For many years now theatre directors have argued about how to present Shakespeare's The Tempest. Originally, the play was seen as Prospero's use of magic to reclaim his European heritage against corrupt usurpers. More recently, the play has been produced as a protest against ... Read more

Medicine Shows

By Yvette Nolan

Contemporary Indigenous theatre in Canada is only thirty-three years old, if one begins counting from the premiere of Maria Campbell’s Jessica in Saskatoon and the establishment of Native Earth Performing Arts in Toronto. Since those contemporaneous events in 1982, the Canadian ... Read more

New Canadian Realisms

Edited by Roberta Barker & Kim Solga

New Essays in Canadian Theatre Volume 2: New Canadian Realisms gathers writing by celebrated scholars and artists from both Canada and the US in order to explore what this much-debated genre might be doing for political performance in Canada today. Topics range from Hollywood's ... Read more

New Canadian Realisms: Eight Plays

Edited by Roberta Barker & Kim Solga

New Canadian Realisms: Eight Plays collects works of contemporary theatre, each of which may be defined as "realist" through both a crucial link to the past and a zest for re-tooling old definitions. Grounded by Gwen Pharis Ringwood's pioneering Still Stands the House, the anthology ... Read more

Our Kind of Work

By Dwayne Brenna

Twenty-fifth Street Theatre Players was established in 1972 as an artists' collective under the direction of the enigmatic Andreas Tahn. The company would proceed to incorporate in 1974 and become the first professional theatre company in Saskatoon and the legacy it would leave ... Read more

Performing Back

Edited by Dalbir Singh

The area of post-colonial studies is primarily concerned with how societies and cultures have been affected through the processes of colonization, and Canada is considered by many literary and cultural critics to be such a nation not only due to its historical lineage as a settler ... Read more