“An adaptation of the Henrik Ibsen play An Enemy of the People, set in Saskatchewan in the 1960s.” (From the CPO Website)
Dr. Tom Stockman, fifty years old, a general practitioner and Medical Health Officer of the municipality
Kate Stockman, forty-eight, his wife
Peter Stockman, fifty-six, his brother and mayor of the town
Pat Stockman, twenty-two, his daughter, a teacher
Martin Stockman, thirteen, his son
Martin Kindersley, seventy-five, Kate Stockman’s adoptive father
Bill McTaggart, twenty-eight, editor of the Prairie Leader
Aleck Stenik, forty-nine, the publisher of the paper
Jim Hafford, forty-four, a friend of Tom Stockman
1962, Manitoba Theatre Centre
An Enemy of the People is available through the CPO Website.
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Wylie gives Ibsen's work a great Canadian twist. This piece is a wonderful introduction to Ibsen's work and a strong study for realism. -Grace