Redheaded Stepchild by Johnnie WalkerRedheaded Stepchild by Johnnie Walker

Redheaded Stepchild

byJohnnie Walker

Paperback | October 6, 2016

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Nicholas is a twelve-year-old with red hair whose dad just remarried. This makes Nicholas a redheaded stepchild. Literally. And tomorrow at lunch, the biggest boy in grade six plans to beat him up—he even made a Facebook event about it.Should Nicholas skip school? His new stepmom, a chain-smoking, ex-Jehovah’s Witness golf pro named Mary-Anne, doesn’t want him playing hooky. His secret alter ego, the fabulous and charismatic Rufus Vermilion, thinks his ginger genetics will doom him either way. But when events in the schoolyard leave both Mary-Anne and Rufus speechless, it’s up to Nicholas to pick up the pieces and do some serious growing up.
Johnnie Walker is a playwright, performer, and director. He was the recipient of the 2010 SummerWorks Emerging Artist Award for his work on Redheaded Stepchild, which he has performed in Toronto, Victoria, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, and New York City. Johnnie is the founder and co-artistic producer of Nobody’s Business Theat...
Title:Redheaded StepchildFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 7.69 × 5.14 × 0.23 inPublished:October 6, 2016Publisher:Playwrights Canada PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1770915508

ISBN - 13:9781770915503


Editorial Reviews

★★★★★ "A virtuoso display of storytelling” —Calgary Herald - 20160323