Recent & Upcoming…
Playwrights Guild of Canada – Featured Playwright Interview with Jennifer Wynne Webber
“With Glowing Hearts” Shortlisted for the 2020 Canadian Authors Association Fred Kerner Book Award.
“WITH GLOWING HEARTS” wins the 2019 SATAward for “Outstanding Original Script.”
Dancing Sky Theatre‘s stellar production of “With Glowing Hearts” is nominated for total of 7 SATAwards, winning for “Outstanding Production.”
“WILD GEESE” is Jennifer’s newest play in development. Vancouver Island’s TheatreOne recently held a two-day workshop of the play, culminating in a highly successful staged reading at the Port Theatre.
Scirocco Drama recently published “WITH GLOWING HEARTS.” Please ask your local library and bookstore to carry the book! You can also order copies at online booksellers such as Amazon or direct from the publisher here: https://www.jgshillingford.com/shop-books/with-glowing-hearts/
Dancing Sky Theatre in Saskatchewan mounted an all-new production of “With Glowing Hearts” April 26 to May 12, 2019. They hope to remount and tour the production in two years time so stay tuned for further news on their production plans.
Other News & Past Events…
New York’s Urban Stages, an Obie Award-winning Off-Broadway theatre, hosted a staged reading of “With Glowing Hearts” in April, 2018. Directed by Kim Sharp, the New York cast featured Stephanie Cozart, Lauren Schaffel, Stephanie Stone, and Valerie Terranova. The reading was part of Urban Stages’ “Words by Women” week which ran April 23-26th.
The full-length version of “With Glowing Hearts” premiered on Vancouver Island in April 2018 as part of TheatreOne’s 2017-18 MainStage Series. Directed by David Mann, the cast featured Amber Landry, Michelle Lieffertz, Tamara McCarthy, and Linda Pollard.
In June, 2017, a shorter “lunch hour” version of With Glowing Hearts was chosen to be part of Lunchbox Theatre‘s new play festival: The Suncor Stage One Festival of New Work. On June 23, this festival workshop culminated in a public staged reading of an all new one-act version of the play.
In 2016, the University of Saskatchewan student & alumni production of the original one-act version of the play won “Best of the Fest.” That cast included Rachelle Block, Erin Carson, Nadia Mori, and Caitlin Zacharias.