Marie Clements: The Unnatural and Accidental Women (2365 words)

Métis playwright, director, and producer Marie Clements’s play, The Unnatural and Accidental Women, was first performed on November 2, 2000 at Vancouver’s Firehall Arts Centre and was a co-directed by herself and Donna Spencer, the artistic director of the Firehall Arts Centre at the time. It was received with great acclaim, as Zoe Leigh Hopkins’s review in Raven’s Eye attests:

One would think that a play that is based on a true story that is both enraging and terribly sad would be hopelessly dark, depressing and bleak. But Clements has written dialogue that is playful and engaging, even spurring laughter in the audience.

In addition, Clements …

Citation: Heim, Cécile. "The Unnatural and Accidental Women". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 24 July 2019 [, accessed 06 December 2019.]

Related Groups

  1. Native American and Canadian Writing
  2. Crime, Detective, Spy/ Thriller Fiction
  3. Feminism & Women's Studies
  4. First Peoples in North America

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