Angel Makers

Written by:

Penn Kemp

Cast Size:
9

Roles For:

  • Indigenous Peoples: 1
  • Men: 1
  • Women: 8

Genre:

Dark Comedy
Drama
Historical

Themes:

20th Century
Feminism
Politics
Women

Length:

60 min.

Year Written:

1976

Synopsis:

Angel Makers follows the personal dramas of six women in an abortion ward, presenting different responses, and an examination of the role of nurses as the patients confront hospital bureaucracy. Acts: 1.

A period piece from the Seventies that is still all too current. Directed by Anne Anglin.

Characters:

2 Nurses

6 Patients

1 Grandmother

1 Child

First Produced:

Redlight Theatre, Toronto, 1976. Toronto General Hospital, 1977

Resources:

Angel Makers is available through the Canadian Play Outlet.

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