Thursday, 23 October 2014

Colleen Murphy in Edmonton, November 10

Meet Colleen Murphy, the Governor General's Literary Award-winning author, in Edmonton on November 10 when she reads from her latest work, Armstrong's War (co-published with the Banff Centre Press), the touching story of an unlikely friendship between a young Pathfinder and a Canadian soldier.

Where: Audreys Books, 10702 Jasper Ave. NW
When: Monday, November 10 at 7pm

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

2014 Siminovitch Prize in Theatre

A warm congratulations to Olivier Choiniere who won the 2014 Siminovitch Prize in Theatre, which acknowledges a leader in theatre whose work is transformative and influential. The Prize also supports emerging talent with a protege prize awarded to a theatre professional chosen by the winner. This year the protege prize was given to Annick Lefebvre. Congratulations to Olivier and Annick!

Monday, 20 October 2014

Keith Barker in Thunder Bay, October 22

Catch Keith Barker for a reading from The Hours That Remain, the haunting story of a missing woman, in Thunder Bay on Wednesday, October 22 at 7pm.

Where: Thunder Bay Public Library, at the Brodie location in the Fireside Reading Room (216 Brodie St. South)

And be sure to catch the production on stage at Magnus Theatre, opening on Thursday, October 23.

Thursday, 16 October 2014

2014 GG Shortlist Announced

The Canada Council for the Arts has announced the shortlist for the 2014 Governor General's Literary Awards. Among the shortlist in the drama category are Rick Chafe for The Secret Mask, Janet Munsil for That Elusive Spark, and Jordan Tannahill for Age of Minority: Three Solo Plays.

For a limited time we have all three plays available in one bundle for only $30. Read them all before the winner is announced on November 18!

Monday, 13 October 2014

Arun Lakra at Wordfest 2014

Arun Lakra, the inimitable playwright behind the wildly successful Sequence is at Wordfest 2014!

Catch him at the following events:

Writers Book Club, a panel discussion on how writers approach the works they read and write, on Tuesday, October 14.

This Really Happened: My Big Mistake, a live storytelling event, on Saturday, October 18.