PlayME

About the Show

Expect Theatre and CBC Podcasts present a new season of PLAYME, the podcast that transforms Canadian plays into audio dramas. Each play will be recorded in three episodes, followed by another episode that features an interview with the respective playwright. All four episodes for each work will be released at once.

The new season includes the following plays:

  • Prairie Nurse by Dora Mavor Moore Award-nominee Marie Beath Badian: two Filipino nurses immigrate to the snow-covered prairies in the 1960s. Available now. 
  • What A Young Wife Ought To Know by Dora Award and Trillium Book Award-winner Hannah Moscovitch: a young wife’s dilemma surrounding love, sex and fertility in the 1920s in Ottawa. Available now.
  • The Fish Eyes Trilogy by Dora Award-winner Anita Majumdar: a teen’s fury about consent, cultural appropriation and colonialism in Port Moody, B.C. Available March 5, 2019. 
  • Huff by award-winning writer Cliff Cardinal: an unflinching look at brothers on a reserve who struggle with solvent abuse and suicide. Available April 16, 2019. 
  • Between Breaths by Governor General Award-winner and Newfoundland-based playwright Robert Chafe: the final moments of the “Whaleman” of Newfoundland as he reflects on a life dedicated to rescuing trapped whales. Available June 18, 2019.  

Find PlayME online:

cbc.ca/playmeCBC | PlayMEpodcast.com

@CBCPodcasts | facebook.com/CBCPodcasts

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Program Name

PlayME

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Radio

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Podcasts

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Radio

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Laura Mullin & Chris Tolley

Artistic Directors | PlayME

Press Releases

PlayME podcast launches Cliff Cardinal’s awarding-winning play HUFF

PlayME podcast launches Cliff Cardinal’s awarding-winning play HUFF

Expect Theatre’s PlayME - the podcast that transforms Canadian plays into audio dramas - and Canada’s #1 podcaster, CBC Podcasts, announced that Huff, from Dora Award-winning playwright and performer Cliff Cardinal, is available now as an audio drama in three bingeable chapters. Read More »

PlayME Podcast Launches Anita Majumdar’s THE FISH EYES TRILOGY

PlayME Podcast Launches Anita Majumdar’s THE FISH EYES TRILOGY

Expect Theatre’s PlayME - the podcast that transforms Canadian plays into audio dramas - and Canada’s #1 podcaster, CBC Podcasts, announced today that The Fish Eyes Trilogy from Canada’s Governor General's Protégé Prize and Dora Award-winning playwright, Anita Majumdar, is available now as an audio drama in three bingeable chapters. Read More »

PlayME Podcast’s New Play – Hannah Moscovitch’s What A Young Wife Ought To Know – Available Now

PlayME Podcast’s New Play – Hannah Moscovitch’s What A Young Wife Ought To Know – Available Now

Expect Theatre’s PlayME - the podcast that transforms Canadian plays into audio dramas - and Canada’s #1 podcaster, CBC Podcasts, announce that renowned playwright Hannah Moscovitch’s What A Young Wife Ought To Know is available now as an audio drama in three binge-able chapters. Read More »

PlayME Joins the CBC Podcasts Family

PlayME Joins the CBC Podcasts Family

Expect Theatre’s PlayME - the podcast that transforms Canadian plays into audio dramas - and Canada’s #1 podcaster, CBC Podcasts, announce a new partnership that will see the popular series joining the CBC Podcasts slate for its upcoming new season. Read More »

Program Name

PlayME

Program Type

Radio

Appears On

Podcasts

Genre

Radio

Bios

Laura Mullin & Chris Tolley

Artistic Directors | PlayME