Acclaimed Play The Shape of a Girl
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The last date listed for The Shape of a Girl was Wednesday March 9, 2005 / 7:30pm.
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Schoolyard bullies have been around as long as schools have existed; unfortunately they have more often been tolerated than punished. That the consequences of bullying can sometimes be tragic is brought home in a critically acclaimed play to be presented in March in La Mirada as part of the Phantom
Projects' 2004-2005 season.
In its first appearance in southern California, the Canadian company, Green Thumb Theatre for Young People, will bring its production of The Shape of a Girl to the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts for two performances March 9th at 10 a.m. and 7:30 pm. The one-woman play will be available to schools at the 10 o'clock performance and open to the public at the evening performance.
Written by Joan MacCleod, one of Canada's most respected authors, the play is about Braidie (Jennifer Paterson) a teen coming to terms with peer violence, through both her horror at the widely-covered murder of a young girl by a group of her peers (a murder that actually happened in British Columbia in 1997) and the subsequent realization that she has been part of a bullying clique not all that different from the one she's been reading about in the newspapers.
At first she is repulsed by these girls, thinking that they have nothing in common with her or her friends, but as she watches the story unfold she begins to realize that there is a parallel event going on in her life. Braidie and her friends have been victimizing another girl since grade 2, largely in the form of emotional bullying and now it is Grade 10 and she is starting to worry that the bullying could escalate into further and irreparable physical violence.
About the Ticket Supplier: Phantom Projects Theatre Group
Phantom Projects Theatre Group was created in 1997 by Steve Cisneros, when he was just 17. Since then, the company has produced and toured 50 productions, sold nearly 100,000 tickets, and presented a mixture of new and classic works out of their home at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, and other venues throughout Southern California.