Playwrights Canada Press
These titles from the leading Canadian performing rights publisher are distributed outside of North America by Nick Hern Books.
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.
A multi-award winning, bitter-sweet tale of the power of storytelling, friendship, and the very thin line between truth and fiction.
A heartwarming play about a boy who creates an imaginary world to deal with the instability and hardship of his daily life.
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.
A play about a group of former friends reuniting in a B&B for a funeral.
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.
Just because we’re all grown up doesn’t mean we have everything figured out. As five old friends try to reclaim their high school glory days, they charge headfirst into the secrets they all tried to run so far from.
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.
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.
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.