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Concord Floral
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Concord Floral

by Jordan Tannahill
  • english-from-canada
  • from-ontario
  • new-adult
  • paranormal
  • theatrical
The Decameron meets I Know What You Did Last Summer in this suburban thriller in which ten teenagers flee a plague of their own making. Concord Floral is a one-million-square-foot abandoned greenhouse and a refuge for neighbourhood kids; a place all to themselves in which to dream, dare, and come of age. But hidden there is a secret no one wants to confront, and when two friends stumble upon it they set off an unstoppable chain of events, from shadows in parking lots to phone calls from the grave. It's time for the teens of Concord Floral to start talking.

Contributors

Jordan Tannahill, author

Jordan Tannahill is a playwright, filmmaker, and theatre director. He won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama for Age of Minority: Three Solo Plays and was shortlisted for the prize again for Concord Floral. He has twice received Dora Mavor Moore Awards for Outstanding New Play, while his play Botticelli in the Fire won the 2017 Toronto Theatre Critics Award for Best New Canadian Play. He is the author of Theatre of the Unimpressed: In Search of Vital Drama and his first novel, Liminal, will be published by House of Anansi in January 2018. Jordan’s films and multimedia performances have been presented at festivals and galleries such as the Toronto International Film Festival, the Art Gallery of Ontario, and the Tribeca Film Festival. Visit www.jordantannahill.com.

Reviews

  • A brilliant modern Canadian fable. - Annie Hodgins, Theatromania Link to review
  • Artfully structured, yet full of suspense… it’s got style and substance—and is scary as all get out. - J. Kelly Nestruck, The Globe and Mail Link to review
  • Masterfully blends naturalistic dialogue, poetic lyricism and magic realism. Concord Floral is an ensemble choral piece that packs a theatrical and emotional punch. - Jon Kaplan, Now Magazine Link to review

Rights Holder

Rights Holder: Playwrights Canada Press

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rights available: World, excl. North America

Additional Information

number of pages: 152

publication date: 03/07/2016

Original language of pub: English

Materials Available: finished book