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Drawer Boy

3.78  ·  Rating Details  ·  83 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
An intriguing and dramatic story based on the making of Theatre Passe Muaille's landmark The Farm Show. When a young actor from the big city lives with two aging bachelor farmers to gather stories about rural life, the farmers' lives are irrevocably altered when art attempts to imitate life and the line between truth and fiction is crossed.
Paperback, 60 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Playwrights Canada Press (first published April 1st 1999)
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Shawn Pudsey
I am curious that there are very few comments available on Goodreads about this play. Others have commented adequately about the story, summarizing that which I need not repeat.

I do want to comment about some of the play's architecture. The playwright uses an interesting technique often found in film scriptwriting: That of set-ups and callbacks - early in the story, little actions, small bits of dialog are introduced that seem odd and not so significant that you would demand to know what they re
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May 21, 2008 Letitia rated it liked it
A poignant little story with interesting characters, and not really all that much to say.
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Funny and touching
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