Have you ever watched a play and wondered…
What if different actors played the parts?
Actors of different races, ages or genders?
Or with limited mobility?
It’s time to explore.
Come along with us in the director’s chair . . .
By Tomson Highway
On a First Nations reserve, the formation of an all-girl hockey team causes the men to fight for their territory. In this scene, Big Joey has come home to find Zachary naked and asleep on his couch, and uses the opportunity to try to get him to relinquish his claim to band council funds for a bakery. WATCH
By Judith Thompson
A feisty lawyer and activist for the rights of the disabled protests against the right-to-die movement by throwing a cream pie in the face of its infamous spokesman. That encounter initiates an unlikely love story, which begins in this scene as Elora arrives late for drinks in Julian’s hotel room. WATCH
By Kevin Kerr
In the fall of 1918, a world ravaged by the Great War was suddenly hit by a mysterious and deadly plague—the “Spanish” flu epidemic—which swept across Canada, including the small town of Unity Saskatchewan. In this scene, Beatrice has her illusions about war smashed by an injured soldier named Hart. WATCH