The Crossing Guard

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DOI: 10.5040/9781770916876.00000004
Scenes: 8. Roles: Male (2) , Female (1) , Neutral (0)

Every day after school, seventeen-year-old Timothy waits at the neighbourhood crosswalk where years earlier his older sister disappeared. Every day he crosses the street with Jim, the elderly crossing guard. It’s a ritual Timothy thinks might go on forever, until one day he arrives and Jim is absent. Instead, standing at the crosswalk is a young woman – a young woman who looks a lot like his missing sister. The Crossing Guard is a tender meditation on the limits of fidelity.

From The Crossing Guard & In Full Light

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Playwrights Canada Press

Daniel Karasik

ISBN: 9781770910034

Series: Playwrights Canada Press

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