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Johnson, Chris (aka Christopher Johnson, Canadian playwright, professor, 1944-____), “Mirrors,"

a __-minute drama in English, set in _____,

1m1f;

  •  in Poesis, vol. 1, 1971.  •  Cited in The Brock Bibliography of Published Canadian Plays in English 1766-1978, edited by Anton Wagner (Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Playwrights Press, 1980) ISBN 0-88754-157-7, ISBN 0-88754-155-0;  •  script/rights available from Chris Johnson, Theatre Programme, University College, The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2, Canada, telephone 204-474-9758, cjohns@ms.umanitoba.ca.

  §  Dramatis Personae _____ (m), _____; _____ (f), _____.

  §  Synopsis “The Chinese legend of the war between men and their refections is retold in a room full of mirrors.”—Brock, 183.

  §  Comment Johnson (cjohns@cc.UManitoba.CA) says, “Mirrors” can stand alone; however, the playwright says, “‘Mirrors’ is a section of ‘Duet for a Schizophrenic,’ so they’re not really two plays.”  •  Research could include Chris Johnson’s Essays on George F. Walker: Playing with Anxiety (Winnipeg ; Buffalo: Blizzard Pub Ltd, 1999), ISBN 0921368828, LCCN 99230882, 269 pp., available from Blizzard Publishing Incorporated, 73 Furby St., Winnipeg MB R3C 2A2, Canada, telephone 204-775-2923, fax 204-775-2947, email info@blizzard.mb.ca.

  §  Themes Chinese, legend, mirror, war.

See also Chris Johnson’s
  • Duet for a Schizophrenic,” a comedy, 1m1f
  • Sex, Cold Cans, and a Coffin,” a comedy, 2m2f)

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