By Judith Thompson
Directed by Dean Gabourie
Commissioned by the Stratford Festival
July 28 to September 22
Opens August 13
Approximate running time:
2 hrs 20 min, including one interval
About the Play
Successful lawyer, fiery activist and self-described “bedpan crip” Elora Dixon quite literally makes a powerful impact when she protests a public appearance by Julian Summer, a celebrity champion of the right-to-die movement. But this first meeting of two passionate souls on opposite sides of a painfully divisive issue has consequences that neither has anticipated.
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Most suitable for ages 12 and up. The play deals with mature and controversial themes, and the dialogue contains occasional strong language.
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