Books tagged: Playscripts

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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

Actor Needs Restraint!

By Andy Jones

Three plays from the repertoire of iconic Newfoundland and Labrador playwright, actor, and member of the groundbreaking Newfoundland comedy troupe CODCO, Andy Jones.

Based on Jones' well-known epistolary radio series, An Evening with Uncle Val is a set of comic reportages from ... Read more

And Bella Sang With Us

By Sally Stubbs

An action-packed drama with heart, dark humour, and song, And Bella Sang with Us is inspired by Canada's first women police officers, Constables Minnie Miller and Lurancy Harris, and a remarkable story in Ladies of the Night, a career memoire by Calgary police officer, Margaret ... 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

Bannock Republic

By Kenneth T. Williams

Find out what yoga, residential schools and the missing thirteenth floors have in common in the new comedy by Kenneth T. Williams. Bannock Republic reunites the cousins Jacob and Isaac Thunderchild 10 years after the mayhem of Thunderstick. This time, a beautiful and vengeful ... Read more

Bitter Rose and Three Storey, Ocean View

By Catherine Banks

These two plays by renowned playwright Catherine Banks explore the stories of strong women as they work through their pasts. In Bitter Rose, after a morning of racing around the small liberal arts town where she lives in her bloodied wedding dress, Rose (43), barricades herself ... 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

Cafe Daughter

By Kenneth T. Williams

CafŽ Daughter is a one-woman drama inspired by a true story about a Chinese-Cree girl growing up in Saskatchewan in the 1950s and 60s.