Carrying the Calf by Shirley Barrie


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Four women of different ages and cultural backgrounds meet in a self-defence class for women. Each of the students is experiencing a form of violence in her life. After initial mistrust and misunderstandings, they help each other move towards spiritual as well as physical strength.

Year Printed: 2001
First Produced: 1992 by Straight Stitching Productions, Toronto, Ontario.
Running time: 55 minutes
Acts: 1
Female Cast: 4

Keywords: drama, women, friendship, cross cultural understanding, violence, dealing with violence, self defence, bullying, self-confidence, independence, choice, importance of metaphor
Suitable for School Performances: Students age 14+