Corker

Written by:

Wendy Lill

Cast Size:
6

Roles For:

  • Men: 4
  • People with Disabilities: 1
  • Women: 2

Genre:

Drama

Themes:

Activism
Marriage
Politics

Length:

120 min.

Year Written:

1998

Synopsis:

Corker follows a hard-driving, social program budget-slashing female political aparatchik, and her husband, a lion of free enterprise, are hell-bent on dismantling their government’s social services by replacing them with a privatized human warehousing system whose track record to date has been the streamlining of the American prison system.” (From the CPO Website)

Characters:

Merit MacPhee: 45 / Leonard Mills: 47, Merit’s husband / Florence MacPhee: 75, Merit’s mother / Gal (Galahad) MacPhee: 40, Merit’s brother / Glenny: a social worker / Corker: an outsider

First Produced:

1998 Eastern Front Theatre at Neptune, Halifax

Resources:

Corker is published by Talonbooks. Available through the CPO Website.

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