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LPG Drama Backlist Catalogue: 2015

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The Farm Show
By (author): Ted Johns By (author): Paul Thompson
9781552450123 Paperback, Trade English General Trade DRAMA / Canadian Jan 16, 1998
$13.95 CAD
Active 5.63 x 8.51 x 0.39 in 112 pages Coach House Books Coach House

'This is a record of our version of grassroots theatre. The idea was to take a group of actors out to a farming community and build a play of what we could see and learn. There is no story or "plot" as such … Nevertheless, we hope that you can see many stories woven into the themes of this play and that out of it will emerge a picture of a complex and living community.' –Â? Paul Thompson

Born in Seaforth, Ontario in 1942, Ted Johns studied at the University of Toronto before teaching in a fishing village in Labrador and lecturing in English at Brock University. His plays include Naked on the North Shore, He Won't Come in From the Barn, The School Show, The Death of the Donnellys, St. Sam and the Nukes, Two Brothers and Back Upand Push.

Paul Thompson is a playwright and director born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, in 1940. From 1971 to 1982, he served as artistic director of Theatre Passe Muraille (with which he is still associated). He has participated in several celebrated productions including Doukhobors (1971), The Farm Show (1972), 1837: The Farmers' Revolt (1973), Les Maudits Anglais (1978), Maggie and Pierre (1979) as well as directing at Centaur Theatre, Alberta Theatre Projects, Blyth Festival and Native Earth Performing Arts among many others.

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