Montreal: Scirocco Drama, 1996.
PS8583 .U332 M68 1996
Mother Tongue is a unique and innovative play that weaves together Cantonese, English and American Sign Language. It is about family loyalties, youthful dreams, and generational and cultural differences.
Set in Vancouver, [it] follows the life of a widowed middle-aged mother and her two children, Mimi, an aspiring architecture student, and 16-year-old Steve who lost his hearing at age 11.
Awards and Honours
1996 Governor General’s Literary Award–English Drama (Nominated)
“Mother Tongue.” In Love + Relasianships: A Collection of Contemporary Asian-Canadian Drama. Volume 1, ed. Nina Lee Aquino. Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press, 2009, 163-189.
PS8309 .A75 L68 2009
Mother Tongue was co-produced by Factory Theatre and Cahoots Theatre Projects in Toronto, May 5-June 3, 2001, at the Factory Theatre.