Playwrights Canada Press
These titles from the leading Canadian performing rights publisher are distributed outside of North America by Nick Hern Books.
Two lovers experience a baffling series of relationships together, each one just slightly and tantalizingly different.
Set in and around an Amish Community in the Autumn of 1917.
A powerful play exploring the ambiguities of morality and justice in a time of war when a young soldier is convicted of war crimes.
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 multi-award winning, bitter-sweet tale of the power of storytelling, friendship, and the very thin line between truth and fiction.
A potent drama set over the course of a single afternoon. A reunion between two long-estranged women brings to light a buried memory and two teenagers' wild secret.
Janet and her mother Margaret both live on Mapleview Lanes - the perfect neighbourhood with the perfect neighbours, until Lewis Chance buys a house on their street to open a group home for troubled adolescents.
A touching and funny play about a girl on the cusp of adolescence.
A Canadian play based on the life and work of Nobel Laureate Dr Fritz. Haber, who risked everything for a country that never accepted him, but used his work to murder millions.
Owen and Lee Melville arrive at a lakeside cabin for a weekend of fishing, but their plans are thrown out of whack by the arrival of two sisters who become catalysts for a tenderly funny and unsentimental look at four lives in transition.
Two plays from one of Canada's leading writers and directors of theatre for young people.
A Chinese son must tell his parents he has moved in with his white girlfriend. In a counter-narrative, the play explodes Asian stereotypes in a B-movie spoof called 'Wrath of the Yellow Claw'.
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...
A heartwarming play about a boy who creates an imaginary world to deal with the instability and hardship of his daily life.
A play about a group of former friends reuniting in a B&B for a funeral.
A collection of contemporary Canadian monologues for women, compiled and edited by Judith Thompson, offering many fresh and exciting speeches for auditions.