This award-winning play by Native playwright Tomson Highway is a powerful and moving portrayal of seven women from a reserve attempting to beat the odds by winning at bingo. And not just any bingo. It is The Biggest Bingo in the Worldand a chance to win a way out of a tortured life. The Rez Sisters is a hilarious, shocking, mystical and powerful, and clearly establishes the creative voice of Native theatre and writing in Canada today.
Praize for The Rez Sisters:
"... seven of the most remarkable women you could ever hope to meet..." - Globe and Mail
"... one of the most touching, exuberant, cleverly crafted and utterly entrancing plays..." - Toronto Star
"... a play you won't forget..." - Hamilton Spectator
"... a moving tribute to passion, dreams and survival..." - Ottawa Citizen
"... spurs laughter one moment, bitter rumination the next, but leaves you grateful for the pummelling..." - Winnepeg Free Press
"... powerful, funny and genuine..." - Vancouver Sun