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The Valley Joan Macleod

The Valley

Joan Macleod

Published July 1st 2014
ISBN : 9780889228474
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96 pages
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MacLeod has a wonderful ear and eye for the everyday details.--Calgary HeraldInspired by the 2007 Tasering death of Robert Dziekanski at the Vancouver airport, The Valley dramatizes the volatile relationship between law enforcement and peopleMoreMacLeod has a wonderful ear and eye for the everyday details.--Calgary HeraldInspired by the 2007 Tasering death of Robert Dziekanski at the Vancouver airport, The Valley dramatizes the volatile relationship between law enforcement and people in the grip of mental illness. The play connects both sides of this relationship by portraying two families embattled with depression, each guided by good intentions but challenged by their own flawed humanity.Joan MacLeod is the author of numerous award-winning plays. Her work has been translated into more than eight languages with productions throughout the world, including a sold-out run in New York.