Unknown Country: 5 Plays From Canada

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March - June, 2005
All Shows 7pm, unless otherwise noted

A Special Event
In The Main Stage Theater
Mon, 06/27/2005
Monday, March 14: Glace Bay Miners' Museum

by Wendy Lill

Monday, March 28: Wasps

by Sally Clark

Monday, May 23: Building Jerusalem

by Michael Redhill

Sunday, June 5 at 5pm: alterNatives

by Drew Hayden Taylor

Monday, June 27: The Adventures of a Black Girl In Search of God

by Djanet Sears

Think of Canada and you think of hockey, snow, beer, universal healthcare, Mike Myers and Mounties, eh?

Well, think again...of:

Margaret's macabre museum in post-WW II Cape Breton, Nova Scotia; or uber-Indians, vegans, a moose roast, and a fractious dinner party; or a stolen, treasured military uniform worn by a soldier in fighting for Canada in the Coloured Militia against the Americans in the War of1812; or a shimmering New Year's Eve in Toronto in 1899, Victorian parlour games, four real-life characters who went on to shape the destiny of the 20th century, and a girl called Alice; or a frantic librarian, who keeps running into women who may or not be the wives of the man who may or may not be her husband.

Governor-General's Awards for Literature, multiple nominations for the same, and the Chalmers Award for Best Canadian Play are just a few of the accolades received by these playwrights.


This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department Of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the city council.

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