White Biting Dog and Other Plays by Judith Thompson

Playwrights Canada Press

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This book collects some of Judith Thompson’s earlier, hard-to-find plays, including:

White Biting Dog, a poetic black comedy about a divorced lawyer who prepares to kill himself by jumping off the Bloor Street Viaduct, until he encounters a small dog who sets him on a different path;

Year Printed: 2014

I Am Yours, a harrowing story about a group of characters on the brink of despair as each tries to escape what haunts them the most. A woman incapable of loving, wreaks havoc on her own life and the lives of the two men with whom she is involved. She becomes pregnant by one of them and an obsessive struggle to determine the fate of the baby ensues. Winner of the Governor General's Award for Drama, 1989.

Acts: 2

Male Cast: 3
Female Cast: 3

and Pink, a moving monologue set in 1970s South Africa that centres on a young girl’s surprising reaction after her nanny is murdered during a protest.

Year Printed: 1997
First produced in 1986 at the Arts Against Apartheid Benefit, Toronto

Acts: 1

Female Cast: 1

Year Printed: 2014