The Nina Haggerty Gallery (9225 118 Avenue)
A tease of new plays
Satisfy your passion for new work and catch a preview of the Edmonton Theatre scene’s next hottest thing! These new plays are presented in partnership with the Alberta Playwrights’ Network and dramaturged by Tracy Carroll. Our selected playwrights, Bevin Dooley and Christine Lesiak, received a cash prize, workshopping and dramaturgy for their respective winning submissions.
Our annual deadline for submissions of new plays is November 1st.
Tracy Carroll | Coordinator & Dramaturg of Peep Show!
Tracy is a co-creator of Peep Show!, which started during the inaugural SkirtsAfire Festival in 2013.
She has worked as a director, dramaturg, youth theatre programmer and producer for many years having worked for the Fringe, Alberta Playwrights’ Network and The Citadel Theatre. Dramaturgy credits include The Mommy Monologues for the 2017 SkirtsAfire Festival, The Preacher, The Princess and a Crow by Nicole Moeller, The Book of Ashes by Emil Sher and The Invention of Romance by Conni Massing. Upcoming, Tracy is the director/dramaturg for Last Chance Leduc by Katherine Koller, playing at the Backstage Theatre at the Fringe.
Saturday, March 10 | 5:00pm – 6:30pm
27/37 by Bevin Dooley
Featuring Jessy Ardern, Morgan Yamada, Chris Cook and Carmen Nieuenhaus
Winny and Toby are as close as twin sisters can possibly be.
When Winny is staring death in the face, what can Toby do but stare with her?
Sunday, March 11 | 3:30pm – 4:30pm
In the Place of Stars by Christine Lesiak
Featuring Jordan Sabo and Laura Raboud
Astronomy, cosmology, and mythology coalesce in Dr. Mary Jean Baptiste’s public lecture, Navigating the Northern Night Sky.
Peer into the sky, and into the past in this uncommon adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s classic novella, The Little Prince.
The 2018 runners-up are The Blue Hour by Michele Vance Hehir and The Goalie by Carolyn Ziegler.