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Gale has fashioned a spare but powerful tale that thrusts the indignities of slavery and the stupidity of racism out of the murky 18th century and into the here and now.—Martin Morrow, Calgary Herald
Paperback, 96 pages
Published September 1st 2000 by Playwrights Canada Press (first published March 1st 2000)
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Aug 24, 2015 Angélique rated it liked it
Shelves: plays, black-lit
3 1/2 Stars. Like Wedekind's Spring's Awakening, this is a play that loses notable coherence when read rather than seen. The disconnected techniques linking the past and present make it more difficult to process; nevertheless, the heart of the play remains strong. Each character contains a certain depth, a certain mystique that draws the reader in, and the portrayal of the differing relationships as a source of despair or a source of hope, especially Claude and Angélique's really catapulted the ...more
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I would love to see the play. The dialogue is so poetic and the staging seems striking. A short read (about 1/2 an hour) that I would recommend to anyone.
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Recommends it for: Quebecois
Recommended to Lesliemae by: GE Clarke
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Lorena Gale was a Canadian actress, director, and writer. She was active onstage and in films and television since the 1980s. She also authored two award-winning plays, Angélique and Je me souviens.

She appeared in such movies as Fantastic Four, The Chronicles of Riddick, and The Exorcism of Emily Rose. She has guest starred on programs such as The X-Files, Stargate SG-1, Smallville and Kingdom Hos
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