Geoffrey Chaucer The Canterbury Tales

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The Canterbury Tales

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Chaucer's classic collection of tales comes to life in a brilliant full-length adaptation.

A group of travelers set out for Canterbury on a pilgrimage. To pass the time they entertain each other with a storytelling contest. Best story wins a prize.

Each and every performer gets a chance to shine in this spirited, charming script.

Great characters, lots of humour, and strong ensemble work. Text uses modern English.

Casting:
4 Men, 4 Women
Expandable to 35

Running Time:
Two Acts

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About the Author:

Lindsay is a playwright and dramaturg. She has been writing plays for Theatrefolk since its inception in 1994 and currently has over 20 original and adapted works in the Theatrefolk catalogue.

Production and Award highlights include:

* Thicker Than Water (semi-finalist for the Eugene O'Neil Playwrights Conference)
* Flaky Lips (winner, TADA Theatre's one act play competition)
* The Merrie Christmas Show (Stage West, Toronto)
* The Tempest (Comedia Zuppa, St. Petersburg, Florida)
* Paper Thin (Collaboraction Theatre, Chicago, KW Theatre, Kitchener)
* Liver for Breakfast (Cabbagetown Theatre, Toronto; StageRight Theatre, New York).

One of the achievements Lindsay is most proud of is the POW Program, the online playwriting course she created and implements for Theatrefolk. The program takes high school students from the idea stage to a finished 10-minute play. To date, she has worked with over 600 students.

Lindsay is a member of the Playwrights Guild of Canada, The International Centre for Women Playwrights, and the Dramatists Guild of America.

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