Cerulean Blue

Cerulean Blue

A Comedy in Two Acts

Book - 2015
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"A comedic play about a struggling blues band invited to participate in a benefit concert for a First Nation community in conflict with governmental authorities. Upon arriving, the band discovers the entire lineup of musical acts has cancelled and they're left trapped behind barricades. Complicating the matter, there is conflict within the band and the sudden appearance of an old girlfriend makes the event even more perilous. This play is an homage to fast-moving farces while also addressing Aboriginal issues. Cerulean Blue deals with relationships, perceptions, politics, and what to do when you discover you've been dating your first cousin. Add a few spoonfuls of original blues music, and you've got a fun-filled evening. The play was written for a large ensemble cast, which makes it ideal for musical theatre performances by high school and college students - every student can play a part. Ojibway writer Drew Hayden Taylor is hailed by the Montreal Gazette as one of Canada's leading Native dramatists. One of his most established bodies of work includes what he calls the Blues Quartet, an ongoing, outrageous, and often farcical examination of Native and non-Native stereotypes. His works include Theatre, In a World Created by a Drunken God, and Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada : Talonbooks, ©2015.
ISBN: 9780889229525
Branch Call Number: 819.2 TAY


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