This brand new edition features the plays that established Sharon Pollock as a major Canadian playwright and gained her many accolades, among them, the first ever Governor Generals Award for Drama for Blood Relations in 1981. Her characters are the oppressed, from the spinster Lizzie Borden in the title play, Blood Relations, to the prisoners of One Tiger to a Hill, to Leah, "chosen" daughter/mistress of rum runner Mr. Big in Whiskey Six Cadenza.
“Sharon Pollock is Canada’s best-known woman playwright. Produced nationally and internationally, author of a large and varied canon, she has had a long and illustrious career in the theatre.”—from the introduction by Cynthia Zimmerman
Includes among others Walsh; The Komagata Maru Incident; The Wreck of the National Line; Sweet Land of Liberty; Doc; Prairie Dragons; and Getting it Straight.