Recommended reading for Remembrance Day

Canada and the Theatre of War is an impressive two-volume collection containing fourteen plays. It’s divided into three sections:

World War I:

  • The Lost Boys by by R.H. Thomson
  • Soldier’s Heart by David French
  • Mary’s Wedding by Stephen Massicotte
  • Dancock’s Dance by Guy Vanderhaeghe
  • Vimy by Vern Thiessen

World War II:

  • Ever Loving by Margaret Hollingsworth
  • None Is Too Many by Jason Sherman
  • Burning Vision by Marie Clements

Contemporary Wars:

  • Game of Patience by Abla Farhoud
  • A Line in the Sand by Guillermo Verdecchia and Marcus Youssef
  • The Monuments by Colleen Wagner
  • Palace of the End by Judith Thompson
  • Scorched by Wajdi Mouawad
  • Man out of Joint by Sharon Pollock

book cover: Canada and the Theatre of War, Volume I

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