DOI: 10.5040/9781770916869.00000004
Acts: 2. Scenes: 22. Roles: Male (3) , Female (2) , Neutral (0)

Teresa is sexy, seductive, and mentally challenged. Worshipped by her boyfriend, she turns tricks at $5, is addicted to Tim Hortons' doughnuts, lies without thinking, and overflows with endless kindness, but she continues to hold on to her limitless innocence. The Crackwalker captures the music, the dialect and the unpretty realities of the inner city. First produced thirty years ago, Thompson's striking portrayal of the discarded class in Canada continues to move audiences today.

From The Crackwalker


Playwrights Canada Press

Judith Thompson

ISBN: 9780887549311

Series: Playwrights Canada Press

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