Sisters

Written by:

Wendy Lill

Cast Size:
6

Roles For:

  • Men: 2
  • Women: 4

Genre:

Drama

Themes:

Abuse
Canadian History
Children
Crime
Faith
History
Indigenous
Prison
Racism
Religion
Sex
Sexuality

Length:

90 min.

Year Written:

1989

Synopsis:

Sisters explores the life of a nun who burns down a Native residential school, examining the cultural infrastructure and values of the white society which created them.” (From the CPO Website)

Characters:

Young Mary / Louis / Gabriel / Agnes / Mary / Stein

First Produced:

1989, Ships Company

Resources:

Sisters is available through the CPO Website.

To view other works by this playwright, click here.

Notes:

Labatt’s Canadian Play Award

Read about Canada’s residential schools on the Canadian Encyclopedia’s website here.