The Rez SistersAuthor Tomson Highway ISBN 9781771770088 Binding Epub Regular Publisher Fifth House eBooks Publication Date November 02, 2020 Size 0 x 0 mm
This award-winning play by Native playwright Tomson Highway is a powerful and moving portrayal of seven women from a reserve attempting to beat the odds by winning at bingo. And not just any bingo. It is THE BIGGEST BINGO IN THE WORLD and a chance to win a way out of a tortured life.
The Rez Sisters is hilarious, shocking, mystical and powerful, and clearly establishes the creative voice of Native theatre and writing in Canada today.
Tomson Highway < br>is a celebrated playwright, novelist, and children's author. He is the author of the plays The Rez Sisters and Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing, both of which won him the Dora Mavor Moore Award and the Floyd S. Chalmers Award. He has also written children's books including Fox on the Ice and Caribou Song. He splits his time between Northern Ontario and the south of France.
Winner of the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Best New Play
Nominated for the Governor General's Award