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J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing Fall 2018/Winter 2019

Long and Short of It, The
Edited by: Brian Drader

Edited by :

Brian Drader


Scirocco Drama



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Paperback , Trade


General Trade
Oct 01, 2018
$15.95 CAD


8.5in x 5.5 x 0.25 in | 0.2 lb
J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing
Scirocco Drama
DRAMA / Canadian
Modern and contemporary plays (c 1900 onwards)

The Long and the Short of It, an anthology of short plays by writers from the Prairie Theatre Exchange Playwrights Unit, conjures up a landscape filled with aspiring filmmakers, bickering couples, junior chess players, street corner memoirists, and mendacious pie bakers, amongst others. A compendium of Manitoba comedy, drama, and everything in between, The Long and the Short of It provides a showcase for some of the province's finest theatre writers. This sampler of epigrammatic plays was curated by Brian Drader in celebration of Prairie Theatre Exchange, the Carol Shields Festival of New Works, and PTE's esteemed Artistic Director, Bob Metcalfe.

Brian Drader is an internationally-acclaimed playwright as well as a teacher and a dramaturg. He is currently serving as the Executive Director of the Manitoba Association of Playwrights. Authors in the anthology include: Alix Sobler, Ellen Peterson, Deb Paterson, Jason Neufeld, James Durham, Trish Cooper, Ginny Collins, Rick Chafe, Sharon Bajer, and Joseph Aragon.

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