Playwrights Canada Press

These titles from the leading Canadian performing rights publisher are distributed outside of North America by Nick Hern Books.

Showing 37-47 of 47 items.

Einstein's Gift

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.

The Drawer Boy

A multi-award winning, bitter-sweet tale of the power of storytelling, friendship, and the very thin line between truth and fiction.

Danny, King of the Basement

A heartwarming play about a boy who creates an imaginary world to deal with the instability and hardship of his daily life.

Concord Floral

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.

Cold Meat Party

A play about a group of former friends reuniting in a B&B for a funeral.

Canada on Stage: Scenes and Monologues

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.

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The Blunt Playwright

An Introduction to Playwriting

A highly regarded guide to playwriting, by an award-winning Canadian playwright, novelist and screenwriter.

Bingo!

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. 

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The Ancient Comedians

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.

Age of Minority: Three Solo Plays

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.

The Adventures of a Young Black Girl in Search of God

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.

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