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The Courier and Other Plays (print) by Vern Thiessen and Ruth Dyck Fehderau

Four one-act plays from Vern Thiessen.

Includes Valentine, Back to Berlin, The Courier, and The Resurrection of John Frum

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The Courier and Other Plays (print)

Back to Berlin
"Thiessen's script is rhythmically sophisticated... There are so many riches here that even analyzing the faults is a pleasure." —The Georgia Straight
"Back to Berlin reminds us that our stories are not only about wars won and lost but also of love and forgiveness." —Vancouver Courier

The Courier
"Terrific Theatre" —Winnipeg Free Press
"Intelligent, well-crafted, and highly entertaining." —The Globe and Mail

The Resurrection of John Frum
"This is the rarest of creature: a play about religion without an obvious agenda." —The Edmonton Sun
"Thiessen has written with compassion and considerable insight about faith and the human need to believe." —Winnipeg Free Press

“After a hard working but rich life with his wife, Victor finds himself unprepared for the domestic duty of raising his teenage son alone… (Thiessen) has crafted intricate, believable characters whom we love and hate all at once…” —Dr. Ruth Dyck Fehderau, University of Alberta

Additional Information

Title The Courier and Other Plays (print)
ISBN 13 9780887547546
Genre Anthology, Drama
Contributor(s) Vern Thiessen
Ruth Dyck Fehderau
Agent Michael Petrasek at Kensington Literary, (416) 848-9648
Year 2006

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