The Nails


Jason Maghanoy

About the book

Ally and Josh spend every summer with their father as he goes from small town to small town, working for a construction company in America. But this summer is different. This is the summer they grow up.

The Nails is a play about family. It is a play about faith. And it captures a world of freedom and extremism in all directions; love and cruelty exist within the same space here. And sometimes they feel like the same thing.

“It’s the beauty of the unbreakable bond between a teenage brother and sister that makes this drama so remarkable.” —NOW Magazine

About the author

Jason Maghanoy is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada, has been a member of the Banff Playwrights Colony, and was a finalist for the Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwriting Fellowship at Juilliard. He has been a member of the Tarragon Playwrights Unit, Playwright-In-Residence at Theatre Passe Muraille, and Playwright-In-Residence at Young Peoples Theatre. His plays include Throat, Heart, The Corner, and Gas and Dust, which were published in a double volume by Scirocco Drama. Most recently, Jason was the playwright-in-residence at fu-GEN, and a member of the 2017 Stratford Playwrights Retreat.

108 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 in
2F, 3M