Nightwood Theatre: A Woman’s Work Is Always Done (Paperback)

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Nightwood Theatre is by far the longest-running and most influential women's theatre company in Canada. Since 1979, the company has been a producer of new works by Canadian women, and a provider of opportunities for women theatre artists. It has also been the “home company” for some of the biggest names in Canadian theatre, such as Ann-Marie MacDonald.

About the Author


Shelley Scott shows how Nightwood has defined itself as a feminist company. Its artistic leadership is based on collaborative models and the plays performed have been chosen for their relevance to the diverse communities of women. Scott has also traced how Nightwood has been received by the media as well as placed the theatre in an international context by comparing its history to that of like companies in the U.S. and the U.K.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781897425558
ISBN-10: 1897425554
Publisher: Athabasca University Press
Publication Date: January 1st, 2010
Pages: 346
Language: English
Series: Canadian Plays