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#71 - PlayME Mono - Daniel MacIvor

6/26/2018
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PlayME Mono Episode 4 - Daniel MacIvor discussing his play Who Killed Spalding Grey? We are excited to share the PlayME Mono series - a collaboration with the Playwright’s Guild of Canada, and our first series of live episodes. Over the past months, we’ve been hosting conversations with some of Canada’s most celebrated playwrights, recording a monologue they’ve written, then sitting down in front of an audience to dive deep into their inspirations and writing processes. We’ve had...

Duration:00:28:30

#70 - PlayME Mono - Keith Barker

6/18/2018
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PlayME Mono Episode 3 - Keith Barker discussing his play This is How We Got Here We are excited to share the PlayME Mono series - a collaboration with the Playwright’s Guild of Canada, and our first series of live episodes. Over the past months, we’ve been hosting conversations with some of Canada’s most celebrated playwrights, recording a monologue they’ve written, then sitting down in front of an audience to dive deep into their inspirations and writing processes. We’ve had some...

Duration:00:20:24

#69 - PlayME Mono Eps 2 - Judith Thompson

6/12/2018
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PlayME Mono Episode 2 - Judith Thompson discussing her play Palace of the End We are excited to share the PlayME Mono series - a collaboration with the Playwright’s Guild of Canada, and our first series of live episodes. Over the past months, we’ve been hosting conversations with some of Canada’s most celebrated playwrights, recording a monologue they’ve written, then sitting down in front of an audience to dive deep into their inspirations and writing processes. We’ve had some...

Duration:01:00:53

#68 - PlayME Mono Eps 1- d’bi young anitafrika

5/28/2018
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PlayME Mono Episode 1 - d’bi young anitafrika discussing her play She Mami Wata & the Pussy Witchhunt We are excited to share the PlayME Mono series - a collaboration with the Playwright’s Guild of Canada, and our first series of live episodes. Over the past months, we’ve been hosting conversations with some of Canada’s most celebrated playwrights, recording a monologue they’ve written, then sitting down in front of an audience to dive deep into their inspirations and writing...

Duration:00:45:58

#67 - PlayME - Interview with Sara Farb and Britta Johnson

5/18/2018
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Musical Stage Company’s - Reframed Series Interview with Sarah Farb and Britta Johnson: Writer, Sara Farb and composer, Britta Johnson talk about their careers, their writing process, and about working together to create Musical Stages’ short musical, He Is Comming.

Duration:00:49:50

#66 - PlayME - He is Coming

5/15/2018
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Musical Stage Company’s - Reframed Series He Is Coming: Book by Sara Farb Music and Lyrics by Britta Johnson Featuring: Andrew Scanlon, Kaylee Harwood, Eliza-Jane Scott Orchestra: Tara Litvack, Alex Grant, Tara Davidson Musical Direction by: Tara Litvack Synopsis: A few years before she died, the eccentric artist Editta Sherman was evicted from one of the last remaining rent-controlled Carnegie-Hall apartments. In He Is Coming we meet Irene Newman, our heroine, who is...

Duration:00:22:52

#65 - PlayME - The Preposterous Predicament of Polly Peel

5/7/2018
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Musical Stage Company’s - Reframed Series The Preposterous Predicament of Polly Peel: Book by Julie Tepperman Music and Lyrics by Kevin Wong Featuring: Andrew Scanlon, Kaylee Harwood, Eliza-Jane Scott Orchestra: Tara Litvack, Alex Grant, Tara Davidson Musical Direction by: Tara Litvack Synopsis: At the exact moment of his Dad’s death, eleven-year-old Paulie Peel was out exploring in the ravine behind his house, when he made eye contact with a very unusual, rather...

Duration:00:29:06

#64 - PlayME - La Casati

4/24/2018
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Musical Stage Company’s - Reframed Series La Casati: Book by Erin Shields Music and Lyrics by Bryce Kulak Featuring: Andrew Scanlon, Kaylee Harwood, Eliza-Jane Scott Orchestra: Tara Litvack, Alex Grant, Tara Davidson Context: Luisa, Marchesa Casati (b. 1881 – d. 1957) was one of the most infamous personalities of the first half of the 20 century. A wealthy Italian aristocrat with the sensibility of an audacious performance artist, La Casati commissioned portraits of...

Duration:00:22:30

#63 - PlayME - Interview with Hannah Moscovitch

4/16/2018
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Interview with Hannah Moscovitch BIO: Hannah Moscovitch - playwright Tarragon past productions: East of Berlin, The Children’s Republic, This is War, Little One/Other People’s Children, Infinity. Hannah Moscovitch is an internationally acclaimed playwright whose work have been produced across Canada as well as in the United States, Britain, Ireland, Greece, Japan, Germany, Austria and Australia. Hannah has been the recipient of numerous awards for her work, including the Trillium Book...

Duration:00:42:54

#62 - PlayME - Bunny Episode 3

4/9/2018
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Bunny By Hannah Moscovitch Aroused by inappropriate love, a young woman discovers the power of her own allure. Ever the outsider, she struggles with the social acceptable only to find herself increasingly alone in her desires. Dangerous and disorienting, Bunny is a play about repressive social convention, personal inhibition and desire unleashed. A Tarragon Theatre production Featuring:Gabriella Albino, Maev Beaty, Rachel Cairns, Matthew Edison, Cyrus Lane, Jesse LaVercombe &

Duration:00:32:13

#61 - PlayME - Bunny Episode 2

3/26/2018
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Bunny By Hannah Moscovitch Aroused by inappropriate love, a young woman discovers the power of her own allure. Ever the outsider, she struggles with the social acceptable only to find herself increasingly alone in her desires. Dangerous and disorienting, Bunny is a play about repressive social convention, personal inhibition and desire unleashed. A Tarragon Theatre production Featuring:Gabriella Albino, Maev Beaty, Rachel Cairns, Matthew Edison, Cyrus Lane, Jesse LaVercombe &

Duration:00:29:39

#60 - PlayME - Bunny Episode 1

3/14/2018
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Bunny By Hannah Moscovitch Aroused by inappropriate love, a young woman discovers the power of her own allure. Ever the outsider, she struggles with the social acceptable only to find herself increasingly alone in her desires. Dangerous and disorienting, Bunny is a play about repressive social convention, personal inhibition and desire unleashed. A Tarragon Theatre production Featuring:Gabriella Albino, Maev Beaty, Rachel Cairns, Matthew Edison, Cyrus Lane, Jesse LaVercombe &

Duration:00:27:52

#58 - PlayME - Bang Bang Episode 4 / 4

3/5/2018
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Bang Bang By Kat Sandler A Factory commissioned world premiere. Featuring: Sébastien Heins, Jeff Lillico, Khadijah Roberts-Abdullah, Karen Robinson and Richard Zeppieri. A white playwright uses the shooting of an unarmed young Black man by a police officer as a “jumping off point” for his hit play that is soon to be adapted into a major movie. As Hollywood comes knocking for the writer, he makes a surprise visit to the home of the officer involved. With Sandler’s trademark wit, BANG...

Duration:00:29:41

#57 - PlayME - Ban Bang Epsiode 3

3/2/2018
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Bang Bang By Kat Sandler A Factory commissioned world premiere. Featuring: Sébastien Heins, Jeff Lillico, Khadijah Roberts-Abdullah, Karen Robinson and Richard Zeppieri. A white playwright uses the shooting of an unarmed young Black man by a police officer as a “jumping off point” for his hit play that is soon to be adapted into a major movie. As Hollywood comes knocking for the writer, he makes a surprise visit to the home of the officer involved. With Sandler’s trademark wit, BANG...

Duration:00:31:18

#56 - PlayME - Bang Bang - Episode 2

2/21/2018
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Bang Bang By Kat Sandler A Factory commissioned world premiere. Featuring: Sébastien Heins, Jeff Lillico, Khadijah Roberts-Abdullah, Karen Robinson and Richard Zeppieri. A white playwright uses the shooting of an unarmed young Black man by a police officer as a “jumping off point” for his hit play that is soon to be adapted into a major movie. As Hollywood comes knocking for the writer, he makes a surprise visit to the home of the officer involved. With Sandler’s trademark wit, BANG...

Duration:00:30:40

#54 - PlayME Past

1/30/2018
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PlayME Past By Andrea Scott, Norman Yeung, and Griffin McInnis PlayME Past is a live radio play recording and podcast that was inspired by and recorded at the Zion Schoolhouse in Toronto, Canada. Three playwrights were commissioned to create three new audio dramas set in this fully restored, historic building at the turn of the century. It was recorded in front of a live audience and those in attendance were also taught the art of foley creation and made many of the sound effects...

Duration:01:02:21

#51 PlayME - Orange Dot - Episode 3

9/20/2017
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THE ORANGE DOT by Sean Dixon Two city workers are called to take down a large tree blighted with termites. The equipment they are meant to use is stuck in traffic, so they wait . . . armed with their smartphones, a stethoscope, an ancient arrowhead, a soupçon of boredom, and a large dose of existential dread about what the world is coming to. They talk, argue, flirt and while away the morning together. At times, Natalie seems overcome by the tree. At other times, she just seems...

Duration:00:24:11

#50 - PlayME - Orange Dot Episode 2

8/8/2017
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THE ORANGE DOT by Sean Dixon Two city workers are called to take down a large tree blighted with termites. The equipment they are meant to use is stuck in traffic, so they wait . . . armed with their smartphones, a stethoscope, an ancient arrowhead, a soupçon of boredom, and a large dose of existential dread about what the world is coming to. They talk, argue, flirt and while away the morning together. At times, Natalie seems overcome by the tree. At other times, she just seems...

Duration:00:29:17

#48 - PlayME - Iceland Episode #3

5/26/2017
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Iceland - Episode 3 By Nicolas Billon Set against the backdrop of the banking crisis, a confrontation between a real estate agent and a tenant takes an unexpected turn.

Duration:00:29:34

#47 - PlayME - Iceland Episode 2

2/26/2017
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Iceland - Episode 2 By Nicolas Billon Set against the backdrop of the banking crisis, a confrontation between a real estate agent and a tenant takes an unexpected turn. Featuring the original cast of Kawa Ada, Clair Calnan and Christine Horne. Nicolas Billon Nic’s stage work has been produced around the world. His triptych Fault Lines garnered the 2013 Governor-General’s Award for Drama. In 2014, his play The Elephant Song was released as a feature film and garnered Nic a Canadian...

Duration:00:21:23