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    ISBN: 9781772012316 | Paperback

    160 pages | Pub. Date: 20190407
    5.5 W × 8.5 H × .5 D inches
    Backlist | Drama | Bisac: DRA011000
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The Living
A Documentary Play
By Colleen Wagner

The Living is a powerful and unsettling documentary play by Colleen Wagner, author of the Governor General’s Literary Award–winning play The Monument. It is inspired by the actual stories of women and girls who survived trauma in post-conflict zones like Rwanda and Uganda. The Living examines the lives of victims and perpetrators, post-genocide, who live side-by-side in government-issued housing, as well as the role of NGO-funded campaigns. By means of theatrical fiction, documentary work, and re-enactment, The Living provides a creative path toward reconciliation, in hopes that the impossible act of forgiveness can end the cycle of revenge.

Cast of 6 women and 4 men of diverse ethnic origins.

By Colleen Wagner

A multi-award-winning writer, Colleen Wagner studied arts at the OCAD University, as well as literature and drama at the University of Toronto, and she moves between these art forms. Her writing interests include screenplays, stage plays, poetry, and short fiction.

Read more about Colleen Wagner


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