Playwrights Canada Press
These titles from the leading Canadian performing rights publisher are distributed outside of North America by Nick Hern Books.
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.
An Introduction to Playwriting
A highly regarded guide to playwriting, 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.
The Decameron meets I Know What You Did Last Summer in a supernatural thriller of suburban teenagers fleeing a mysterious plague, from an award-winning Canadian playwright.
The stunning third part of Kate Hennig's powerful Queenmaker Trilogy, retelling the stories of three Tudor queens of England, in contemporary settings.
The second part of Kate Hennig's powerful Queenmaker Trilogy, retelling the stories of three Tudor queens of England, in contemporary settings.
A debut play by a Canadian playwright, giving voices to Black women who organise communities, support their incarcerated loved ones, and do battle with institutions. Winner of the 2019 Governor General's Literary Award.
A play about the intersetion of faith and misogyny, asking if you can be a feminist as well as a believer.
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.
An important piece of contemporary queer theatre, from three of Canada's most gifted performers.
Two plays from the leading Canadian playwright.
The riveting story of a woman haunted by internal regret when she fails to critically prioritise her world
A wickedly smart and funny feminist retelling of John Milton's epic poem about the first battle between good and evil, by a leading Canadian playwright.
Two gritty, powerful solo shows from award-winning Indigenous Canadian playwright Cliff Cardinal, exploring the lives of marginalized characters.
The spirit of a girl who was killed in tragic circumstances delves into the secret lives of her neighbours as she searches for her killer.
Two plays from the Toronto-based writer-director-performer.
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.