Our critically acclaimed first production in 2003 was an adaptation of Constance Skinner's Birthright. The play, though written by BC's first professional playwright in 1905,had never before been produced in Canada despite its acclaim in the US and Skinnersí enormous fame there. Joan Bryans' adaptation of Birthright has been published by Playwrights Canada Press (2005).
This production was followed by:
Two Years in Nicola, (2005) a new play by Joan Bryans based on the life of Jessie and Annie MacQueen (two sisters who came west from Nova Scotia to the interior of British Columbia in 1887).
Socrates on Trial (2008) adapted by Andrew Irvine from the works of Aristophanes and Plato
By Some Divine Mistake (2008) by Joan Bryans concentrated on the story of Alma Rattenbury, famous song writer and seductress, who was charged, with her lover, with the murder of her husband, BC's famous architect Frances Rattenbury.
Theatrics at Mansfield Park (2010)a Regency Winter Entertainment by Joan Bryans, based on the work of Jane Austen.
Spring Forward (2011) book by Joan Bryans, music by Pat Unruh. A celebration of all that is good, bad, sad frustrating, hilarious and amorous about this time of year.
Rebel Women (2014, remounted 2015), a theatre verbatim play by Joan Bryans based on the words of the militant suffragettes in the UK.
Mrs. Barbour's Daughters by A.J. Taudevin, about a Glasgow family which for 100 years has been influenced, for good and bad, by Mrs. Barbour, leader of a rent strike in 1915.