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Mirror Game

Mirror Game works like this: Maggie's in love with Bob, Bob's in love with Sarah, Sarah's in love with Luke, Luke beats on Sarah. Through it all, we see their parents as giant shadows that loom over their lives.

I had no idea what I was going to write when I started researching Mirror Game. I was invited to take over a senior drama class once a week at Gladstone High in Vancouver, and spent the time talking with the kids and doing some improvisation with them. After a month or so, I still had no clue what I was going to write about. Then one of girls walked in with a black eye. I asked her what happened. "My boyfriend hit me," she said. I asked her why and she shrugged: "I was late."

So I decided to write the play about that.



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