Playwrights Canada Press
These titles from the leading Canadian performing rights publisher are distributed outside of North America by Nick Hern Books.
The second part of Kate Hennig's powerful Queenmaker Trilogy, retelling the stories of three Tudor queens of England, in contemporary settings.
A play about the intersetion of faith and misogyny, asking if you can be a feminist as well as a believer.
Drama Strategies for Building Meaningful Performances
A collection of short dramatic scenes, with learning activities and teaching strategies to accompany each one - everything a teacher needs to help students connect with the material and give a truthful performance.
From the Canadian author of Cold Meat Party and Love and Human Remains, in sharp, non-stop dialogue, True Love Lives tears open the nuclear family and finds the heart that is often lost and forgotten.
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.
Staging Coyote's Dream brings together ten major plays by First Nations playwrights living in Canada and the United States.
Two plays from one of Canada's leading writers and directors of theatre for young people.
A collection of contemporary Canadian monologues for women, compiled and edited by Judith Thompson, offering many fresh and exciting speeches for auditions.
Vern Thiessen, winner of the Governor General's Award for his play Einstein's Gift, gives a voice to one of the most silent characters in history: Anne Hathaway, the wife of William Shakespeare.
A haunting, poetic play from one of Canada's leading playwrights, Scorched is a powerful investigation of trauma and family ties.
Set in and around an Amish Community in the Autumn of 1917.
Two lovers experience a baffling series of relationships together, each one just slightly and tantalizingly different.
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.
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.
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 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.
Two plays from the Toronto-based writer-director-performer.