The Twisted Loaf

Written by:

Aviva Ravel

Cast Size:
10

Roles For:

  • Men: 4
  • Women: 6

Genre:

Drama

Themes:

Death
Immigration
Loss
Love

Length:

80 min.

Year Written:

1974

Synopsis:

During her final days, an immigrant mother examines her life with its joys and sorrows.

Characters:

Old Bessie – Age 63

Old Alex – Age 65

Auctioneer

Young Bessie – Age 25-35

Young Alex – Age 25-35

Sheila – Age 36

Judy – Age 35

Annie – Age 38

Nurse

Laibel – Age 30

First Produced:

1974, Saidye Bronfman Center, Montreal

Resources:

The Twisted Loaf is available in A COLLECTION OF CANADIAN PLAYS Volume 3 from Dundurn Press.

To view other works by this playwright, click here.