Written by: Celia McBride
Length: 100 min.In Backstage Passmore (or Will You What?), a Canadian theatre company produces “The Potentate”, the last play ever written by Jacob Passmore, the greatest dead playwright alive, and bodies start to show up.
Written by: Meredith Taylor-Parry
Length: 105 min.“With a little help from a childhood friend, Samantha tells us a dark and comedic tale about motherhood, a medium and her obsession with the worst mother of all time. When She Was Good was shortlisted for Fem Fest 2020 hosted by Sarasvati Productions and will be a part of...
Written by: Martha Ross
Length: 60 min.“In And Up They Flew, the time is 1936, the place is Northern England, a weekend in the country house of the Ashburys. Jane Ashbury dreams of being the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, from east to west. Her childhood friend, Nora Duckworth, has flight fantasies that...
Written by: Marianne Ackerman
Genre: ComedyTass Navor has maxed out her credit cards and put a promising music career on hold to buy a triplex (three storey apartment building) in Mile End, Montreal. When she and her handyman Rakie conspire to make a difficult tenant’s life less comfortable, things go terribly wrong. Triplex Nervosa is...
Written by: Laurie Fyffe
Length: 100 min.“In Bush Fire it is the year 1828, in the newly settled colony of Perth, Ontario. When a gruesome murder plunges a town into suspicion and fear. Did they hang the wrong man, and when will the past cease to haunt the present?” (From the CPO Website)
Written by: Karen Hines
Length: 75 min.Dr. Penelope Douglas is an ex-forensic psychiatrist looking for a fresh start in a booming western oil town, but on her first day practicing in her boutique office suite, a young television writer hangs himself in her subway-tiled bathroom. A dissection of contemporary television drama through the eyes of the...
Written by: Judith Thompson
Length: 90 min.“Seventeen years ago, Isobel was murdered at the tender age of nine. Now she finds herself back in her previous life as a ghost, searching for the person responsible for her untimely death. But this time she’s powerful, having the ability to watch over the living, observe them, and sometimes...
Written by: Colleen Wagner
Length: 90 min.“The Living, a documentary play inspired by the actual stories of women and girls who survived trauma in post-conflict zones, examines the lives of victims and perpetrators, post-genocide, who live side-by-side in government issued housing, and NGO-funded campaigns to encourage reconciliation in hopes that the impossible act of forgiveness can...
Written by: Colleen Murphy
Length: 90 min.“In Beating Heart Cadaver, Leona and Danny’s young daughter Amelia perishes in a car crash. Paralyzed in the accident, Danny is spurned by Leona’s harsh accusations as she clings helplessly to a balloon believed to contain Amelia’s breath. Enter Lola, a pathological grief counsellor.” (From the CPO Website)
Written by: Colleen Murphy
Length: 150 min.“A boisterous comic tragedy loosely based on the Pied Piper legend but set in the modern corporate democracy of Hamelin, a town haunted by the lingering ghosts of dead children and vestiges from the Dark Ages.” (From the CPO Website)