Written and performed by Leslie McCurdy
In this one-woman play, you will meet four women of African descent who affected change in Canada. Marie-Joseph Angelique was a slave who was said to have burned down half of Montreal. Rose Fortune was the first policewoman in North America who helped freedom seekers. Mary-Ann Shadd was the first North American woman to publish and edit a newspaper. And Viola Desmond, who refused to give up a seat to segregation well before the celebrated Rosa Parks. This production was featured on Bravo Canada.
- Grades 4 to 8
- Drama as a means to explore issues in history
- Role of theatre to communicate social values
- Impact of drama using minimal stage devices