Set as a play within a play, a young student and her professor travel back in time to witness Nellie McClung and the Political Equality League’s famous mock parliament held at the Walker theatre in Winnipeg in 1914. Based on historical documentation of the event, this one act play is filled with humour and music leading the audience through one of the most significant events in Canadian history.
About the Playwright
Sharon Bajer is the playwright for Let Them Howl. She is also a director and an actress who has been based in Winnipeg since 1990.
Sharon is the author of several plays including Burnin' Love, Molly's Veil, Scrabble from the Apple and Going Home. She is also the creator of two one-woman shows, Jesus does Laundry Too and The Mother Load, as well as a musical, Hersteria. Sharon is a member of Prairie Theatre Exchange's inaugural Playwright's Unit, where she is currently developing a new play The Fourth World.
A graduate of Vancouver's Studio 58, her performance work has taken her from coast to coast, to Denmark, Italy and Israel. She has adapted, directed and produced three productions for her company The Winnipegger Ensemble: Bertolt Brecht's, The Wedding, The Apartment and To the Country (an adaptation of Dostoyevsky's White Nights).