Éditeur:Playwrights Canada Press, 2019Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.
- Author: Sandler, KatDate:Created2019Summary:
Lila, a young Black ex-cop, has been on leave from the police force ever since she shot an unarmed Black youth. She's moved back in with her mother, Karen, and is drinking beer for breakfast. So when Tim, a white playwright, shows up at her door to casually inform her that his play inspired by her experience is being adapted into a movie, Lila's trauma is dragged out for speculation once again. The star of the film, their ex-cop bodyguard and Karen are pulled into the fight, leading to an epic metatheatrical standoff in a living room play about a living room play about gun violence, police, art and appropriation. This dark, fast-paced dramedy by the author of Punch Up and Mustard traces the responsibility we have as artists in storytelling and the impact of what it means to be inspired by true events.Original Publisher: [S.l.], Playwrights Canada PressLanguage(s): English