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I Am For You

I Am For You

By Mieko Ouchi
Subjects: Theatre for Young Audiences, By Age - 15-18, Western Playwrights, Alberta, Women Writers, Shakespeare, Canadian Shakespeare, Asian Canadian Playwrights, By Age - 11-14
Casting: 2 f, 1 m
Imprint: Playwrights Canada Press
Paperback : 9781770915114, 80 pages, October 2016
Ebook (EPUB) : 9781770915138, 80 pages, October 2016
Ebook (PDF) : 9781770915121, 80 pages, October 2016

Description

Fighting words . . .Lainie and Mariam have it out for each other, so it’s no surprise when they finally come to violent blows in the middle of their high school’s drama room. That’s when Caddell Morris, an ex-professional actor and newly minted student teacher, steps in. By teaching the girls the art of stage combat, he hopes to help them understand more about the roots and costs of violence. But when he convinces the drama teacher to let them play Mercutio and Tybalt in their school production of Romeo and Juliet, swords, words, and egos battle and clash. Can they find a way to work together?