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The Thrill

Written by

Judith Thompson

~playauthor~Written by~ Judith Thompson

Playwrights Canada Press, 2015

Playwrights Canada Press

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 18, Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Elora Dixon is a vibrant, middle-aged lawyer and disability-rights activist who has never walked a step in her life. A neuromuscular disease left her with a curved spine and a reliance on around-the-clock care. Nonetheless, she...

Pink

Written by

Judith Thompson

~playauthor~Written by~ Judith Thompson

Playwrights Canada Press, 2014

Playwrights Canada Press

Playtext

Roles: Total (1), Female (1), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...A moving monologue set in 1970s South Africa that centres on a young girl’s surprising reaction after her nanny is murdered during a protest...

The Crackwalker

Written by

Judith Thompson

~playauthor~Written by~ Judith Thompson

Playwrights Canada Press, 2010

Playwrights Canada Press

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 22, Roles: Total (5), Female (2), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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... 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....

Lion in the Streets

Written by

Judith Thompson

~playauthor~Written by~ Judith Thompson

Playwrights Canada Press, 2015

Playwrights Canada Press

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (1), Female (1), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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... experiences. Will she finally get the peace she’s been yearning for? One of Judith Thompson’s most enduring plays, Lion in the Streets looks at the inner emotional turmoil in ordinary people and the ways in which they cope....

Palace of the End

Written by

Judith Thompson

~playauthor~Written by~ Judith Thompson

Playwrights Canada Press, 2007

Playwrights Canada Press

Playtext

Scenes: 3, Roles: Total (3), Female (2), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Based around the lives of three distinct characters – a young soldier imprisoned for her misconduct at a prison camp in Iraq, a microbiologist-cum-weapons inspector who exposes the false justifications for war and a mother/political...

I Am Yours

Written by

Judith Thompson

~playauthor~Written by~ Judith Thompson

Playwrights Canada Press, 2014

Playwrights Canada Press

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 35, Roles: Total (6), Female (3), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...I Am Yours, a harrowing story about a group of characters on the brink of despair as each tries to escape what haunts them the most...

Such Creatures

Written by

Judith Thompson

~playauthor~Written by~ Judith Thompson

Playwrights Canada Press, 2010

Playwrights Canada Press

Playtext

Scenes: 3, Roles: Total (2), Female (1), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Two characters and two monologues, tied together across time and place, their stories a candid pursuit of hope and empathy, even in the face of an unbelievably cruel world. Judith Thompson’s Such Creatures portrays her raw style...

White Biting Dog

Written by

Judith Thompson

~playauthor~Written by~ Judith Thompson

Playwrights Canada Press, 2014

Playwrights Canada Press

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (5), Female (1), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...White Biting Dog, a poetic black comedy about a divorced lawyer who prepares to kill himself by jumping off the Bloor Street Viaduct, until he encounters a small dog who sets him on a different path...

Watching Glory Die

Written by

Judith Thompson

~playauthor~Written by~ Judith Thompson

Playwrights Canada Press, 2016

Playwrights Canada Press

Playtext

Scenes: 30, Roles: Total (3), Female (3), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...Glory is a troubled teenage inmate who, in her solitary prison cell, is tormented by hallucinations. While she battles the creature in her mind, her adoptive mother Rosellen struggles to remain connected to her daughter, believing that she...

Not Sycorax

Women Making Shakespeare : Text, Reception, Performance

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2014

Books

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... of Shakespeare’s play. Firstly, there is no gender imbalance so startlingly extreme elsewhere in Shakespeare, On this, see Ann Thompson, ‘“Miranda, Where’s Your Sister?”: Reading Shakespeare’s The Tempest’, in Susan Sellers ed.,...