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Workshop (Edmonton/Online): Adaptation Workshop – Alberta Playwrights Network

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Workshop (Edmonton/Online): Adaptation Workshop – Alberta Playwrights Network


“Adaptation: The Word Made Flesh”, A Workshop with Vern Thiessen
Monday, December 8, 2014 – 6pm to 8pm MST (8pm to 10pm EST)

Playwright Vern Thiessen will cover a myriad of topics relating to adaptations, including story structure, style, dialogue, and rights & royalties.


This workshop will be given at Workshop West Playwrights Theatre,located at 11516 103 Street, in Edmonton, AB.

Tickets are available at the following rates:

– PGC members: Pay What You Can (Donations will go to PGC); To reserve, click here or email .
– APN members (non PGC): $5; To purchase, click here.
– Non PGC and Non APN members: $15 To purchase, click here.

Please note that in-person seats are extremely limited.
Reservations are required.


The workshop will also be broadcasted simultaneously on LiveStream.
To register (free), click here.
The URL will be emailed to you a few days prior to the event.

About Vern:

GG and Dora Award-winning Playwright Vern Thiessen has adapted several works of fiction and non-fiction to the stage including OF HUMAN BONDAGE, WUTHERING HEIGHTS, BIRD BRAIN, and THE BEST LAID PLANS.

Vern Thiessen’s plays include SHAKESPEARE’S WILL, APPLE, EINSTEIN’S GIFT, LENIN’S EMBALMERS, A MORE PERFECT UNION and many other works including musicals and TYA. He is the winner of the Governor General’s, Dora, Sterling, and Carol Bolt awards for Outstanding New Play. Recently, he was named Artistic Director of Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre in Edmonton.

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