A Yukon Quintette

Written by:

Mary Burns

Cast Size:
18

Roles For:

  • Men: 9
  • Women: 6

Genre:

Drama

Themes:

Canada
Environment
Isolation
Loneliness
Relationships

Length:

120 min.

Year Written:

1986

Synopsis:

A Yukon Quintette consists of five episodes, fifteen minutes each: “After Hours,” about a couple who must decide if giving into loneliness means giving up dreams; “Greta,” about a young bride suffering from cabin fever; “Looking For Daisy,” about the search for a First Nations woman; “The Norman Fisher Memorial Ski Race,” about two men competing in a Yukon legend; and “The Circle.” (From the CPO¬†Website)

Characters:

Bud / Nancy / Gus / Greta / Ed / Radio Voice / Bert / Ruth / Granny / Dr. Michael Blaise / Gordie Mackay / Donald / Peter / Alice / Old Man / Cowboy / Girlfriend / Voices

First Produced:

1991, CBC Morningside Drama

Resources:

Available through the CPO Website.