Shopping Cart
Your cart is empty.

        We accept PayPal, Visa & Mastercard
        through our secure checkout.




Canada On Stage: Scenes and Monologues

Canada On Stage: Scenes and Monologues
Your Price: $27.00 CDN
Edited by: Iris Turcott & Keith Turnbull
Publisher: Playwrights Canada Press
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 250
Pub. Date: 2007
ISBN-10: 0887548881
ISBN-13: 9780887548888

About the Book:

Are you looking for a Canadian monologue for an upcoming audition? Or looking for a Canadian play to produce, read, study? Canada on Stage: Scenes and monologues is a survey of scenes and monologues for women and men from contemporary Canadian theatre, as well as short scenes for two actors.

Canada On Stage: Scenes and Monologues contains short pieces selected by the celebrated dramaturge Iris Turcott and director, dramaturge and producer Keith Turnbull from contemporary Canadian plays. You are sure to find one that suits your audition needs – and it's a wonderful way to sample contemporary Canadian theatre. Find the scene just right for you and then purchase the full text of the play and get to work. There is no substitute for, and great pleasure to be had from, reading the full play.

Canada On Stage: Scenes and Monologues is drawn from around 50 plays produced in Canada. There is a significant flourishing of an exhilarating diversity of aesthetics, styles, techniques, themes, voices and vocabularies. This diversity will give you an opportunity to find that specific play that expands and gives expression to your vision and your needs.

What people say:

"All of the scenes in Canada on Stage have been selected with 'scene study' in mind." — Iris Turcott and Keith Turnbull

About the Editors:

Iris Turcott (1954-2016) was one of Canada's leading dramaturges. Throughout her long, fruitful career as a theatre dramaturge, she became a matriarch to the rock stars of Canadian playwriting: Judith Thompson, Brad Fraser, Tomson Highway, Anusree Roy, and Daniel MacIvor. Known as a champion of Canadian writing, she guided the work of prominent playwrights across the country, from Joan MacLeod on Vancouver Island to Robert Chafe in Newfoundland. She was also celebrated for checking big egos and supporting the work of emerging creators. She was the company dramaturge at the Canadian Stage and Factory Theatre and also worked at the Stratford Festival. She taught at the National Theatre School of Canada and with Keith Turnball co-edited Canada On Stage: Scenes and Monologues.

Keith Turnbull is a Canadian director, producer, designer and dramaturge whose carreer is highlighted by a commitment to contemporary and new work in both theatre and opera. He served as the artistic director of Theatre Arts programs at the Banff Centre for the Arts from 1993-1999 and was also the codirector of the Banff playRites Colony and director of the Contemporary Opera and Song Training Program from 1997-2000. He is also the former Artistic Director of the Manitoba Theatre Centre and founding Artistic Director of the NDWT, a First Nations theatre company. He has directed over ninety plays and operas at various theatres throughout the world.