Scratch

Scratch

by Charlotte Corbeil-Coleman
     
 

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When fifteen-year-old Anna is told that her mother is dying of cancer, she responds in the only way she knows how—by ignoring the issue. Friends and family are unable to understand her reaction and Anna is increasingly frustrated by their attempts to help her, escalated of course by her persistent itching. Told by Anna with assistance from her best friend,…  See more details below

Overview

When fifteen-year-old Anna is told that her mother is dying of cancer, she responds in the only way she knows how—by ignoring the issue. Friends and family are unable to understand her reaction and Anna is increasingly frustrated by their attempts to help her, escalated of course by her persistent itching. Told by Anna with assistance from her best friend, father, aunt, and her dying mother, Scratch is a fresh, funny, and realistic play about the urgency of life and the need to live it to the fullest extent.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781770912335
Publisher:
Playwrights Union of Canada
Publication date:
03/30/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
832,273
File size:
335 KB

Meet the Author

Charlotte Corbeil-Coleman graduated from Montreal's National Theatre School in 2007, and the following year premiered Scratch as the season opener at Toronto's Factory Theatre. Daughter of the late novelist Carole Corbeil and playwright-actor Layne Coleman, this twenty-four-year-old is a fresh and exciting new voice in Canadian theatre.

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