Chris Earle: Two Plays

April 15, 2007|
Chris Earle: Two Plays by Chris Earle
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Democrats Abroad: In the near future, a right-wing crackdown sends thousands of U.S. liberals fleeing north across the Canadian border. As a long, hot summer drags on, a cynical Toronto actor becomes involved with the American refugees?with disastrous results. Part dark satire, part political thriller,Democrats Abroadis a chilling exploration of identity, betrayal, and the treacherous line between the personal and the political.Radio :30: In the claustrophobic confines of a recording studio, Ron, king of the radio voice-overs, records a thirty-second ad for a fast food restaurant. Between takes, Ron reveals tricks of his trade, jokes around with his unseen recording engineer, and gradually reveals how the polished dishonesty of his profession has infected his personal life. As he struggles to reconcile his public and private personae, Ron''s tongue begins to betray him, and what began as just another effortless pitch becomes a darkly comic study in crumbling confidence.

Chris Earle&3146;s plays includeDemocrats Abroad, Russell Hill, Radio :30, the twin comediesExpectationandBig Head Goes to Bed(both co-written with long-time collaborator Shari Hollett), andThe Proceedings. Radio :30received a Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding new Play, a Floyd S. Chalmers Play Award, and a Canadian Comedy...
Title:Chris Earle: Two Plays
Product dimensions:96 pages, 8.48 X 5.5 X 0.3 in
Shipping dimensions:96 pages, 8.48 X 5.5 X 0.3 in
Published:April 15, 2007
Publisher:J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781897289167

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