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May 2021

“Someone Like You” by Christine Quintana

May 19, 2021 @ 12:00 am - January 19, 2022 @ 12:00 am EDT
$10 – $30

SOMEONE LIKE YOU By Christine Quintana May 19–January 19 A boyfriend from hell. A nightmare apartment. A botched Tinder date. Isabelle and Kristen have been through a lot together. But the arrival of Kristen’s new romantic interest leaves Isabelle wondering how long she can stay in a supporting role. This new comedy launches Cyrano de Bergerac into the 21st century: mistaken identities, millennial manifestos, and the quest for self-love. Who might be waiting in the wings?   Listen to This…

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“King of Canada” by Paul Van Dyck

May 31 @ 12:00 am - December 31 @ 12:00 am EDT

ACTION INFINI STUDENT OUTREACH PROGRAM PRESENTS 'KING OF CANADA' From Victoria to St. John’s to Iqaluit, Infinithéâtre is proud to be connecting students across Canada with live theatre ­– without even leaving the classroom. This year, we are inviting teachers nationwide to view a recording of our recent live-streamed production of Paul Van Dyck’s KING OF CANADA with their students. In addition to this exclusive access, we are offering an in-depth study guide, as well as the opportunity to enjoy…

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September 2021

“Tarragon Acoustic Reboot” featuring Diane Flacks, David French, Joan MacLeod, Hannah Moscovitch, John Murrell, Morris Panych and Guillermo Verdecchia

September 1, 2021 @ 12:00 am - June 30, 2022 @ 12:00 am EDT

September 2021 – June 2022 This fall, our season will begin with Tarragon Acoustic Reboot. This series of select audio plays from the Tarragon canon will be available through the Acoustic Portal to stream anytime, anywhere. Plays being made available to stream include but are not limited to: Sibs by Diane Flacks and Richard Greenblatt Leaving Home by David French The Shape of a Girl by Joan MacLeod Half Life by John Mighton This is War by Hannah Moscovitch Scorched by Wajdi Mouawad Democracy by John Murrell 7…

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“Love and Ecstasy” by Gail Nyoka

September 29 @ 12:00 am - December 31 @ 12:00 am EDT

Love and Ecstasy Written by Gail Nyoka Directed by Terrence Spivey From Ireland to Barbados, to Trinidad and to England, trauma passes through five generations of women. Each one denies her truth at her own cost and suffers in her own way. Each searches for love. The narrator has reached a crisis. Like her great-great grandmother, she is a seer. It is at this point of crisis that the narrator discovers her hidden abilities. Is she descending into madness? Do…

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October 2021

“Off the Page” play readings featuring Kico Gonzalez-Risso, David Copelin and Dave Deveau

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - December 26 @ 3:00 pm PDT
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One event on September 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Road
Gibsons, BC V0N 1V9 Canada
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The Sunshine Coast play-reading series Off the Page will be back at the Heritage Playhouse in Gibsons to perform before in-house audiences for a fifth season, starting Sunday, Sept. 12. All plays start at 1 p.m. and admission is by donation at the box office. Sept 12th: "Timepiece" by Kico Gonzalez-Risso Oct 17th: "The Angel Capone" by David Copelin Nov 21st: "Best Case Scenario" by Dave Deveau

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Playwriting and Dramaturgy with Brian Quirt

October 19 @ 12:00 am - December 7 @ 12:00 am EDT
$100 – $150

Registration for Tarragon's Playwriting and Dramaturgy Course with Brian Quirt is now open!   About This online course is an exploration of playwriting and play development practice and its relationship to dramaturgy. The work will include: in-class writing exercises; practical discussions on working with playwrights, dramaturgs and directors; and expectations for playwrights in a workshop environment. The course is geared both to writers and those intending to work with writers: it is open to playwrights and other theatre artists exploring creation through…

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“PARC Connections” featuring Ryan Griffith, Lindsay Kyte, Bernadine Stapleton and Mary Vingoe

October 20 @ 12:00 am - December 29 @ 12:00 am EDT

Introducing PARC Connections! As part of our ongoing 30th anniversary celebrations, PARC will be hosting a series of evenings from Oct 20 to Dec 29 featuring two PARC playwrights - one a person who has been involved with PARC since its earlier days and the other one who has a few less years at PARC under their belts! Both playwrights will read from their works and share thoughts about process and challenges and the importance of these types of playwright…

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“I Am William” translated by Leanna Brodie

October 21 @ 12:00 am - December 5 @ 12:00 am EDT

OCTOBER 21 – DECEMBER 5 FAMILY VIRTUAL I AM WILLIAM A PLAY WITH MUSIC TEXT BY RÉBECCA DÉRASPE MUSIC BY CHLOÉ LACASSE AND BENOIT LANDRY ENGLISH TRANSLATION BY LEANNA BRODIE DIRECTED BY ESTHER JUN For details and tickets for the on-site performances, click here. HER BROTHER'S NO SHAKEPEARE – BUT SHE SURE IS Margaret Shakespeare has a dazzling talent for writing, which she yearns to put to serious use. But in an age lethally suspicious of female intellect and literacy, how…

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“Serving Elizabeth” by Marcia Johnson

October 28 @ 12:00 am - November 28 @ 12:00 am EDT

OCTOBER 28 – NOVEMBER 28 MODERN VIRTUAL SERVING ELIZABETH BY MARCIA JOHNSON DIRECTED BY KIMBERLEY RAMPERSAD For details and tickets for the on-site performances, click here. IN THE SCRIPT OF HISTORY, WHO GETS A SPEAKING ROLE? In Kenya in 1952, Mercy, a restaurant proprietor, is hired to cater the impending visit of Princess Elizabeth, soon to be Queen. In 2015, another story unfolds in London, England, where a young Kenyan-born Canadian, Tia, is working as an intern on a TV…

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“Digital Short Play Festival” featuring Ellen Denny, Matthew Gorman, and Rubiya Mansoor

October 29 @ 12:00 am - December 31 @ 12:00 am EDT

DIGITAL SHORT PLAY FESTIVAL As a continuation of Driftwood’s Beyond the Bard Playwriting workshops, which occurred earlier this summer, select plays from our 2021 Playwright’s Unit will be filmed and made available to the public in the form of a Digital Short Play Festival, available to stream by clicking your selected play below! Featuring plays by PGC members: "So You So I" by Ellen Denny "Boutique Siblings" by Matthew Gorman "A Jam Kind of Day" by Rubiya Mansoor Available to…

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“With Love and a Major Organ (The Audio Play)” by Julia Lederer

October 30 @ 12:00 am - November 28 @ 12:00 am EDT

With Love and a Major Organ (The Audio Play) Written by Julia Lederer About the show: Anabel gives her heart to a stranger on the subway and he disappears with it. George is on the run but keeps getting distracted by romantic comedies and feelings he's never had. Mona is getting therapy from GoogleShrink to feel more connected. Then a stranger appears on her doorstep in search of a missing heart. A funny and wildly original exploration of emotion in…

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November 2021

“The Fiancée” by Holly Lewis

November 6 @ 12:00 am - November 28 @ 12:00 am EDT
Citadel Theatre, 9828 101A Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB T5J3C6 Canada
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THE FIANCÉE NOVEMBER 6 - 28, 2021 By Holly Lewis Directed by Daryl Cloran Lucy gets engaged to three men during World War II because “No one should have to go overseas without someone to come home to.” A lovely thought, until the war ends and all three arrive at her apartment on the same evening - the apartment Lucy and her sister are in danger of losing to their acrimonious landlady. Will Lucy find a way to say “no”…

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“Old Love” by Norm Foster

November 17 @ 12:00 am - December 3 @ 12:00 am EST
Lighthouse Festival Theatre, 247 Main St
Port Dover, Ontario N0A 1N0 Canada
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OLD LOVE November 17 through December 3, 2021 Comedy by Norm Foster Directed by Jesse Collins Norm Foster’s Old Love is a wonderfully-spun story about the chance meetings over thirty years of Bud, a salesman, and Molly, his boss’ wife. One of them is smitten from the very first meeting—the other, let’s just say—less so. Bud has adored Molly from the first time he met her at the company Christmas party when he was still married. He had only two more brief meeting with…

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“The Great Whorehouse Fire of 1921” by Linda Wood Edwards

November 18 @ 12:00 am - November 28 @ 12:00 am MST
Varscona Theatre, 10329 83 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T6E 2C6 Canada
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PROFESSIONAL WORLD PREMIERE November 18th-28th 2021 Varscona Theatre “Big Blaze near Big Valley. A house occupied and owned by a woman named Hastings who was living a mile and a half North of town was totally destroyed by fire at 4:30am on Monday morning.” Featuring: Twilla MacLeod as Florence Smith and Sue Huff as Isobel Hastings Director: Trevor Schmidt Production Designer: Alison Yanota Scenic Carpenter: Chris Hicks Stage Manager: Elizabeth Allison NLT is pleased to be producing the professional premiere…

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“Shakespeare’s Will” by Vern Thiessen

November 19 @ 12:00 am - December 5 @ 12:00 am EST

Shakespeare in the Ruins presents SHAKESPEARE’S WILL, by Vern Thiessen – a digital production Based on the 2020 ShakespeareFest production by Rory Runnells  STREAMING NOVEMBER 19 to DECEMBER 5, 2021 Meet Anne Hathaway, Shakespeare’s wife. Anne is mourning her husband, avoiding reading his will and, instead, she unpacks their whole relationship before our eyes – from the day they met to the day he died, revealing secrets and passions. This beautiful, cheeky and sensual play is a poetic meditation on love and…

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