The Baby Blues Is Drew Hayden Taylor S Highly Wrought Farce Of Patrimony In A Stifling, Politically Correct, Post Colonial Milieu Of Fancy Dancers Of Every Stripe On The Powwow Trail In Juxtaposing Three Generations Of Careless Wandering Hedonists, Progenitors Of A String Of Offspring From Their Six Night Stands, With Their Erstwhile Na Ve Women Partners Who Are Always Left Holding The Bag, The Big Questions Of Heritage, Family, Cultural Context And Personal Identity Are Ruthlessly Stripped Of Their Conventional Meanings And Become So Much Useless, Embarrassing Roadkill On The Highway Of Life.Cast Of 3 Women And 3 Men. I used this in a Street Humanities class non credit class for multibarriered students along the lines of the Clemente Courses and the students really enjoyed it I ve now read all four of the Blues Quartet by DHT, and although I did enjoy this one, it s not as nuanced or well written as the others It s been interesting to see the author s writing style evolve throughout the plays What it is, though, is pretty funny, and the slapstick went over well with the Street Humanities group It s very I used this in a Street Humanities class non credit class for multibarriered students
Really changed the way I think about Indigenous stories I have loved Taylor ever since. I thought this play was very funny It was an enjoyable read, I d love to see it performed.
- 96 pages
- Baby Blues
- Drew Hayden Taylor
- 09 November 2019 Drew Hayden Taylor