Controlled Damage by Andrea Scott
In 1946 Viola Desmond started a revolution without taking off her white gloves. Controlled Damage looks at how one woman's act of defiance motivated a country to change its stance on civil rights with a sharp eye on how little things have changed in 2017.
Keywords: banknote, Halifax, jail, woman, black, Viola, hairdresser, Canada, airplane, race
Audience Age: Theatre for Young Audiences
Year Printed: 2017
Running Time: 60 minutes
Male Cast: 4
Female Cast: 3
Other Cast: 1
The musician is wishful thinking if the money exists for it. Otherwise the music can be canned. Since the play takes place in Halifax it would add authenticity to have a fiddler but it is not necessary.