59 results for author: North Van Players

Kiss The Moon, Kiss The Sun

About the Play Two grandmothers, a daughter, and a granddaughter gather on the deck of a beach house in Connecticut. One grandmother has flown, for the first time, from the Canadian prairie. She is an illiterate woman whose parents were homesteading pioneers. "If only I had gotten my eighth grade diploma." Her daughter is a ... More

Crimes Of The Heart

About the Play The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, is unmarried at thirty and facing diminishing marital prospects; Meg, the middle ... More

Sylvia

About the Play Greg and Kate have moved to Manhattan after twenty-two years of child-raising in the suburbs. Greg’s career as a financial trader is winding down, while Kate’s career, as a public-school English teacher, is beginning to offer her more opportunities. Greg brings home a dog he found in the park—or that has ... More

Doctor of Oz: A Self-Help Panto!

About the Play Our next production will be of an entirely different genre! Lots of laughs, fabulous costumes, sing-ing and dancing and timeless characters. Plenty of opportunities for audience participation and fun for the whole family. Be sure to book early for The Doctor of Oz: A Self-Help Panto, our Christmas production, ... More

Roadside Vigil

About the Play It’s been 15 years since the tragic and untimely death of Vivian’s sister Kate at the age of 17. Both Vivian and their mother, Reagan, are deeply haunted by these memories. Vivian is determined to move forward with the help of her therapist but Reagan, a faded film star, clings to the past. Will they find ... More

Steel Magnolias

About the Play The action is set in Truvy’s beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies who are “anybody” come to have their hair done. Helped by her eager new assistant, Annelle (who is not sure whether or not she is still married), the outspoken, wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoos and free advice ... More

Yesteryear

About the Play A happy, fictionalized version of Saskatoon set in 1948 when the province had voted in a CCF government. The male protagonist wins a lottery and gets a second chance at a relationship and at a reformative political vocation.         Yesteryear is produced by special arrangement with ... More

2000

About the Play 2000, set in the high-tech home of a childless-by-choice, professional couple living in the hinterlands of North Vancouver's Lynn Valley, sees a cougar wandering down into the city and shifting their perspectives of the world. According to Joan MacLeod, the play 2000 grew out of a story she read about a ... More

Charley’s Aunt

About the Play Jack Chesney loves Kitty Verdun and Charley loves Miss Amy Spettigue. They invite the ladies to meet Charley's wealthy aunt from Brazil, "where the nuts come from". Cancelling her visit at the last minute, the millionaire aunt sends the boys into cataclysmic confusion. What do they do now? The problem is ... More

The Emperor’s New Threads

About the Play Our next production will be of an entirely different genre! Lots of laughs, fabulous costumes, singing and dancing and timeless characters. Plenty of opportunities for audience participation and fun for the whole family. Be sure to book early for The Emperor’s New Threads, our Christmas production, ... More