On Wednesday, April 29, Anton Piatigorsky presents a masterclass at the Ottawa International Writers Festival, 'From Page to Stage,' as he describes the process of bringing the forthcoming Eternal Hydra from script to theatrical production. Hosted by Paula Danckert, the seminar begins at noon at Saint Brigid's Centre for the Humanities (314 Saint Patrick Street).
foundWave Theatre Co-op presents Claudia Dey's Trout Stanley in Montreal from February 11 to 14 and February 18 to 21 at Theatre Ste-Catherine. All shows are at 8:00 p.m., with the exception of a one-time matinee performance on Sunday, February 15, at 2:30 p.m.
Karen Hines is an award-winning actor, director, writer and the creator of one of the most memorable characters ever to pout from a Canadian stage: the sexy, psychotic, mercury-poisoned star of The Pochsy Plays. She appears on Friday, February 6 at U of T's Literature for Our Time series in conversation with host Nick Mount. The event will feature an additional mini-performance of Hines's Pochsy!
It has been a terribly exciting week of award nominations at the old Coach House! This morning, the Canada Council for the Arts announced the 2014 Governor General's Literary Award finalists, and we're thrilled to say that Sean Dixon was nominated for his play A God in Need of Help, as was Rhonda Mullins for her translation of Élise Turcotte's Guyana.
Congratulations, André! His gorgeous novel, Pastoral, is a finalist for the esteemed Rogers Writers Trust Fiction Prize.
The Writers’ Trust of Canada revealed this morning the finalists for two major prizes for excellence in Canadian fiction: the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Writers’ Trust/McClelland and Stewart Journey Prize. The announcement was made at Ben McNally Books.
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