Squawk

Squawk This daring new play from Newfoundland playwright Megan Gail Coles showcases a bold and refreshing approach to theatre for young audiences Coles deftly interweaves Canada s colonial history with onlin

  • Title: Squawk
  • Author: Megan Gail Coles
  • ISBN: 9781770918184
  • Page: 240
  • Format: Paperback
  • This daring new play from Newfoundland playwright Megan Gail Coles showcases a bold and refreshing approach to theatre for young audiences Coles deftly interweaves Canada s colonial history with online gaming as our Indigenous protagonist struggles to understand and reconcile her past, present and future.Annie Runningbird doesn t have time for the games boys want her to pThis daring new play from Newfoundland playwright Megan Gail Coles showcases a bold and refreshing approach to theatre for young audiences Coles deftly interweaves Canada s colonial history with online gaming as our Indigenous protagonist struggles to understand and reconcile her past, present and future.Annie Runningbird doesn t have time for the games boys want her to play She s aging out of foster care on her next birthday The system has decided she is an adult, so Annie must make adult decisions Where will she live How will she make money Demanding grown up choices preoccupy the young girl s mind as she navigates relationships with boys and men in her company Does she like Isaac, a cute yet naive boy she met at the mall food court Can she trust Louis, her older and increasingly overbearing foster care worker Who can Annie depend on in her ever shifting world This intel is important Because Annie needs to win the very real game she s playing She must save herself to save the day.

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