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Rosa Labordé

About the Book

Sisters Marie, Cece, and Anita run a small coffee-and-clothes shop on Toronto’s trendy Queen Street West. One evening, their estranged father, Roy, wanders in, in his pyjamas. He is clutching a note explaining that he has Alzheimer’s and admonishing his daughters for abandoning their parent in his time of need. But it quickly becomes clear that Roy was a drunk and a philanderer—and perhaps worse. The women must decide whether his parental sins should be forgiven just because he has now forgotten them.

About the Author

Rosa Labrodé’s plays include The Source, Sugar, Dish, Leo, Hush, Marine Life and Like Wolves. Her work has been produced across Canada as well as in NYC. Rosa has been nominated for the Dora Mavor Moore Award, has been a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama, and was the 2012 recipient of the KM Hunter Artist’s Award for Theatre. Rosa has been playwright-in-residence at the Tarragon Theatre as well as at Toronto’s Aluna Theatre. Also an actress, Rosa works regularly on stage and screen and has been nominated for both a Gemini Award and a Dora Award for performance. Rosa is a graduate of The Oxford School of Drama, England, and is a 2012 graduate of The Canadian Film Centre’s Primetime Television Writing Program. She lives in Toronto.

ISBN:
978-1927922-25-5
GENRE:
DRA0130000 Drama/Canadian
SPECS:
76pp 5.5 x 8.5 in