Other Plays by Douglas Bankson
Bankson, Douglas (Canadian playwright, screenwriter, professor at University of British Columbia, cofounder of Playwrights Theatre Centre, Vancouver, Canada, teacher, administrator, 19__-____), “Shootup,”
a __-minute farce in English, set in _____, ____,
© 1970 by Douglas Bankson;
• in Douglas Bankson’s Shootup (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: New Play Centre, 1970).
• 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.
“The Sheriff of Shootup is determined to kill the Last Varmint who in turn is determined to kill the Sheriff. Lydia, the Painted Lady, is looking for her deserter-husband. Dulcimer, the eastern teacher, is looking for her mother, father, and brother. A recognition scene.”—Brock, 57.
Douglas Bankson taught creative writing at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
desertion, family, marriage, mistaken identity, murder, Old West, recognition.