Sand

Written by:

Colleen Wagner

Cast Size:
6

Roles For:

  • Men: 3
  • Women: 3

Genre:

Drama

Themes:

Agriculture
Family

Length:

110 min.

Year Written:

1986

Synopsis:

“Takes place on once prosperous farm country, now turned to a vast and blowing desert. It could be the dustbowl of the Thirties or the not-so-distant future. However, one thing is certain: the arrival of Carlye to her family home after a long and mysterious absence wreaks havoc. Is she rainmaker as she claims, or out for revenge?” (From the CPO Website)

Characters:

WALT: 55

ADELE: 54, Walt’s wife

SISSY: 14, Walt’s daughter

BLAIR: 22, Walt’s son

CARLYE: 24, Walt’s other daughter

JED: 35, a neighbour

First Produced:

1986, Nightwood and Factory Theatre co-production

Resources:

Available through the CPO Website.

Notes:

Visit the playwright’s website here.