Playwrights Canada Press
These titles from the leading Canadian performing rights publisher are distributed outside of North America by Nick Hern Books.
Staging Coyote's Dream brings together ten major plays by First Nations playwrights living in Canada and the United States.
Six plays, six playwrights, six takes on Israel...
An overview of contemporary Canadian theatre for just about any occasion, drawn from 50 plays with an exhilarating diversity of aesthetics, styles, techniques, themes, voices and vocabularies.
An Introduction to Playwriting
A highly regarded guide to playwriting, by an award-winning Canadian playwright, novelist and screenwriter.
Four plays from leading Iranian dramatists, translated into English for the first time: Aurash, The Death of the King, Stories from the Rains of Love and Death and Interrogation.
A collection of contemporary Canadian monologues for women, compiled and edited by Judith Thompson, offering many fresh and exciting speeches for auditions.
A collection of contemporary Canadian monologues for men, compiled and edited by David Ferry, offering many fresh and exciting speeches for auditions.
An important piece of contemporary queer theatre, from three of Canada's most gifted performers.
A Canadian Collection of Lesbian Scenes and Monologues
Touching on gender, sexuality, family, pop culture, and history, the pieces in this anthology range from the hilarious to the poignant, the sexy to the sincere, the truthful to the tongue-in-cheek.
A concise and practical guide for aspiring theatre directors, from a leading practitioner in Canadian theatre.
Three solo plays exploring the lives of three queer youths and their resilience in the face of violence and intolerance. Winner of the 2014 Governor General's Literary Award for Drama.
And What They Have To Say To Contemporary Playwrights
A fascinating exploration of the origins and development of dramatic comedy, by an award-winning Canadian playwright, novelist and screenwriter.
What the First Dramatists Have To Say To Contemporary Playwrights
An exploration of the lessons modern playwrights can learn from the ancient Greeks. From the author of the highly regarding playwriting manual, The Blunt Playwright.
Rainey Baldwin-Jackson, a country doctor, struggles to come to terms with the loss of her daughter, the disintegration of her marriage, and an eccentric elderly father on an astonishing crusade.
A violent and sexually explicit study of young adults groping for meaning in a senseless world.
A haunting, poetic play from one of Canada's leading playwrights, Scorched is a powerful investigation of trauma and family ties.
Two gritty, powerful solo shows from award-winning Indigenous Canadian playwright Cliff Cardinal, exploring the lives of marginalized characters.