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Rage and Love, Or What It Means (For Me) to be a Playwright

January 17, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

In the series Writer in Residence at Green College Colleen Murphy, Playwright; and Writer in Residence at Green College Coach House, Green College, UBC Tuesday, January 17, 5-6:30 pm, with reception to follow Coffee and tea will be available in the Piano Lounge at 4:30 pm Green College’s 19th Writer in Residence, Colleen Murphy, introduces herself and talks about what it means to be a playwright. She will touch on the construction of character, on tragic form, and on how she tries to provide audiences an emotional experience in the theatre. She will also read passages from some of her works, including Down In Adoration Falling, The December Man / L’homme de décembre, Armstrong’s War, The Geography of Fire / La Furie et sa géographie, Pig Girl, The Breathing Hole, and possibly excerpts from a new play. Colleen will host and present three other public events during her residency this term, on February 15, March 2 and March 28.