Naomi’s Road

Written by:

Paula Wing

Cast Size:
15

Roles For:

  • Men: 5
  • Women: 6

Genre:

Adaptation
Asian Canadian Theatre
TYA

Themes:

Displacement
Immigration
Internment
World War II
Xenophobia

Length:

90 min.

Year Written:

1992

Synopsis:

“What happens when you lose everything, including your family? This is the honest and moving story of the forced relocation of Japanese Canadians from Coastal British Columbia during WWII.” (From the CPO Website)

Characters:

Stephen / Obasan / Daddy / Ralph / Bartley Goode / Rough Lock Bill / Naomi / Penny / Miss Farragut / Mitzi / Mama / Monkey / Dog / Ogre / Pheasant

First Produced:

1992, Young People's Theatre

Resources:

Available through the CPO Website.

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Notes:

The original production was sponsored by the Japanese Canadian Redress Foundation.