Thiessen, Vern (Canadan playwright, screenwriter, actor, director, dramaturg, theatre educator, 19__-____), “The Courier,”
a __-minute drama in English, set in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia, spring 1945,
© 19__ by Vern Thiessen;
• in Vern Thiessen’s The Courier (Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Playwrights Union of Canada, 19_), ISBN 1551551152;
• script/rights available from Vern Thiessen, Irresponsible Films, Inc., 7437-106 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 4W1, Canada.
David Dyck (m), a young courier in Hitler's army.
“David Dyck . . . must decide whether to open a restricted letter and face truth or remain ignorant and risk death.”—The Courier By Vern Thiessen, http://www.playwrightsguild.ca/cgi-bin/puc/catalogue.cgi?function=play_details&Plays_uid=1521, accessed May 8, 2003.
“Vern Thiessen is a playwright, screenwriter, actor, director, dramaturge and theatre educator. He holds a B.A. from the University of Winnipeg and an M.F.A. in playwriting from the University of Alberta. From 1993-1996, he was Artistic Coordinator of Drama at Lakeland College. He continues to teach at various institutions, including the University of Alberta Department of Drama, where he was Honorary Research Fellow in Playwriting in 1996-97. He lives and works in Edmonton, where he is a principal partner in Irresponsible Films, Inc.”—Dawn Quixote By Vern Thiessen, http://www.playwrightsguild.ca/cgi-bin/puc/catalogue.cgi?function=play_details&Plays_uid=433, accessed May 8, 2003.
Czechoslovakia, Hitler, Nazi, occupation,