Age of Minority

Age of Minority

Three Solo Plays

Book - 2013
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Winner, 2014 Governor General's Literary Award for Drama

Three of Jordan Tannahill's fresh and riveting works are featured in this collection, including Get Yourself Home Skyler James , Peter Fechter: 59 Minutes , and rihannaboi95 .

Based on a true story, Get Yourself Home Skyler James follows the harrowing journey of a young lesbian who defects from the army when she is outed by fellow soldiers. Peter Fechter: 59 Minutes chronicles the last hour of Peter Fechter's life, a teenager in East Berlin shot while attempting to cross the Berlin Wall in 1962 with his companion. Finally, the award-winning rihannaboi95 centers around a Toronto teen whose world comes crashing in when YouTube videos of him dancing to songs by his favourite pop heroine go viral. Together these solo plays explore the lives of three queer youth and their resilience in the face of violence and intolerance.

"...one of Canada's most promising young independent theatre artists."--Alison Broverman, Toronto Star

Jordan Tannahill is a Toronto-based playwright, director, and filmmaker. Through his company Suburban Beast, he has developed and presented plays at theatres including Buddies in Bad Times, Canadian Stage, Theatre Passe Muraille, and the Theatre Centre. Jordan is the 2011 recipient of the Inside Out Film Festival's Emerging Canadian Artist Award, the 2011 Ken McDougall Award for Emerging Directors, and the 2012 Enbridge playRites Award. He runs a storefront theatre called Videofag in Toronto's Kensington Market with his partner William.
Publisher: Toronto : Playwrights Canada Press, 2013.
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9781770911949
1770911944
Characteristics: v, 122 p.
Additional Contributors: Tannahill, Jordan

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