Script Salon

Script Salon

Script Salon: A Monthly Play Reading Series By Members of the Playwrights Guild of Canada

SCRIPT SALON showcases some of the most talented theatre writers in the region with new plays ripe for production read by professional actors in the elegant setting of Holy Trinity Anglican Church. Presented the second Sunday of every month with a different play by a different playwright featured every time, SCRIPT SALON is a bounteous buffet of sizzling comedy, drama, romance and adventure forged by the power of imagination.

The Second Sunday of Every Month at 7:30PM

Holy Trinity Anglican Church 10037 84 Avenue, Edmonton

Admission is free, but donations are accepted at the door. Refreshments available. Free parking. Playwright talkback after the show.

SCRIPT SALON is supported by Holy Trinity Anglican Church, the Playwrights Guild of Canada, Alberta Playwrights Network and a loyal group of audience members. Since 2014, Script Salon presents every first Sunday of the month at 7:30 pm in the Upper Arts Space of Holy Trinity Anglican Church.

Sponsored and Supported by The Playwrights Guild of Canada, The Alberta Playwrights Network, and Holy Trinity Anglican Church.

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Sunday, September 9 at 7:30pm: HOPE SOUP by Katherine Koller

Jodi, a guerilla gardener and scavenger, uncovers the truth about Ryder, the neighbourhood pimp, while Nanny Grey stirs the soup.

Katherine Koller writes for stage, radio and film and page. Four of Katherine’s plays are published in her collection, Voices of the Land: The Seed Savers and Other Plays and many others have been anthologized. Last Chance Leduc won the 2013 Alberta Playwriting Competition, was a finalist in the 2015 Herman Voaden National Playwriting Competition, and was produced at the Backstage Theatre in 2018. For CBC, Katherine wrote Cowboy Boots and a CorsageMagpie and Abby’s Place. She prepared ballet libretti for Citie Ballet and her opera libretto, The Handless Maiden, will receive a staged recital reading in Vancouver in March 2019. For Company of Women on the Screen, Katherine has written several short films, including Sustainable Me  a six-part documentary on Edmonton youth changing their world. Her first novel, Art Lessons, was a finalist in the Robert Kroetsch Edmonton Book Prize and the Alberta Readers’ Choice Award in 2017. A collection of Katherine’s short stories, Winning Chance, will appear next spring from Great Plains. Katherine is a 2018-19 Writer-in-Residence at the Canadian Authors Association. She teaches in the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta and co-produces Script Salon.