Mourning dove

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Playwrights Canada Press, Sep 1, 2005 - Drama - 82 pages
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"This sort of theatre should be more fashionable."- The Globe and Mail Could killing your own child be an act of love? Inspired by the true Canadian story of a Saskatchewan farmer and his daughter, Emil Sher's new play explores the dilemma faced by the father of a severely disabled teenage girl whose fate is about to be taken over by the medical establishment.

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About the author (2005)

Emil Sher's dramas, fiction, and essays have been widely anthologized. His stage work includes Derailed, a play he wrote with Toronto's Stilleto Company that was nominated for four 1995 Dora Awards, including best production. He is currently adapting Mourning Dove for the screen and stage. Other projects include Face in the Crowd, a play for young audiences, and Sophie, So Far, a book about his first year as a father.All three plays in Making Waves were produced by and broadcast on CBC Radio.

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