9 Parts of Desire

9 Parts of Desire by Heather Raffo in Association with Theatre of the New Heart April 7-15, 2017 Varscona Theatre 10329 83 Ave. Photo credit: Marc J Chalifoux Photography 9 Parts of Desire is a portrait of the extraordinary (and ordinary) … Read more »

A Life in the Day

A Life in the Day

A Life in the Day is the bizarre and poetic story of a day in the life of a small town on the brink of change. A woman, engulfed in isolation and grief, sits in a vehicle on the shore … Read more »

Age of Arousal

London, 1885 – a time of great passion, great confusion – virtue is barely holding down its petticoats. People are bursting their corsets with unbridled desire. Mary, a charismatic ex-suffragette in her 60s, runs a school for secretaries, aided by … Read more »

Blood: A Scientific Romance

Twin sisters Poubelle and Angelique are bonded in both biology and shared tragedy after a car accident leaves them orphaned along a prairie highway in a pool of blood. But the young twins are brought home with Dr. Glass after … Read more »

Category E

Two individuals in a white cell with two beds, two chairs. One is a half-blind paraplegic. The other might be a clinical psychopath. A third individual arrives. Within 36 hours, it will come to pass that there will be only … Read more »

Folie à Deux

Folie A Deux

Inspired by the true story of the Parker-Hulme murder in 1954 (which also inspired the movie Heavenly Creatures), Folie à Deux is a story about two women who meet secretly in contravention of the terms of their prison sentences. Juliet … Read more »

HROSES: An Affront to Reason

HROSES: An Affront to Reason

Two industries are locked in a long-standing feud over encroaching territory, competitive resources and forbidden relationships. You are invited to witness a stand-off. Lily, the pale granddaughter of a paper matriarch, and Ellery, born underground during an eclipse of the … Read more »

Hunger Striking

Hunger Striking

When one of her students dies of anorexia, Sarah is propelled into her own memories, taking her from her present day reality as a high school English teacher into multiple pasts: her own past as an anorexic girl twenty years … Read more »


How many times have you been told “don’t stare—it’s not polite”? How long can you look at something … someone, before you turn your head in strict adherence to that law? How long does that image stick in your mind … Read more »



Shatter explores the little-known details of the aftermath of the Halifax Explosion of 1917, the world’s largest man-made explosion prior to Hiroshima.  Halifax is growing rapidly from the proceeds of World War I while Anna MacLean, a teenager, ripe with … Read more »

The Supine Cobbler

The Supine Cobbler by Jill Connell A Maggie Tree Production in association with Azimuth Theatre and Theatre of the New Heart April 14th – 23rd, 2016 The Backstage Theatre The Cobbler is an outlaw. A genius, but an outlaw just … Read more »

The Wolves

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe in Association with Citadel Theatre October 8-30, 2023 Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue NW Photo credit: Nanc Prince Photography    Saturday mornings at the soccer dome gives us a glimpse into the life of nine teenagers … Read more »