More Work Than a Puppy
Jopling, Heather Anne, Born: July 7, 1968 (Playwright)
Born: July 7, 1968
Full-length version first produced in 2013 at Firehall Theatre in Coburg, Ontario. Geographic setting: Canada. Historical period: Contemporary. Characters: female adults: 6; female young adults: 2; female seniors: 2. Play includes speeches suitable for actors auditioning.
Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory
These comic/dramatic monologues explore pregnancy, childbirth, and motherhood, tackling such topics as getting pregnant, c-sections, empty-nesters, grandmothers, body-image, and losing one's identity.