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Saturday March 27, 2010 in Books
Crabdance is a tragicomedy in three acts in which a lonely, middle-aged woman plays elaborate, ritualistic games with three men whom she forces to play the roles of her son, her husband, and her lover.
ISBN 13: 9780889220164 | ISBN 10: 889220166
6 W x 9 H inches | 128 pages
$17.95 CAN / $17.95 US
Backlist | Drama | Bisac: DRA013000
QUOTES OF NOTE
An unusual and searing play about a woman caught in a cage of frustration and neglect.
— Vancouver Sun
One of the most theatrical contemporary plays that I have ever read.
— Malcom Black
About the ContributorsBeverley Simons
Born in 1938 in Flin Flon, Manitoba, Beverley Rosen Simons has written extensively for the stage, film and television. Her play Crabdance (1972) is recognized as a classic of Canadian theatre. She lives and continues to write in Vancouver, B.C.
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