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Ghost of the Tree is a powerful and emotionally charged story of seven women in a cursed family tree. The play opens with a pregnant homeless girl. She has returned to the family home to find it deserted. Haunted by memories. She is in desperate circumstances. Outside, the ghostly tree which has clung to the side of the house is giving up its life. The play takes us on a dark journey into the past to uncover the family secrets, the secrets of mothers and daughters, to the beginning, to the crime. To download a free monologue from the play please go to “I been on the street for four years now.” - Homeless teen-aged girl, 'The Ghost of the Tree' , Charles Robertson (drama, female, 16 - 20 yrs) Scroll down to find another monologue.

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Ghost of the Tree.

Mackenzie Gruer in Ghost


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The Hippy Girl

Here I sit in my backyard, in the shade of my tree, my big old oak tree.

Here I write stories, stories about animals, about places, about places I have never been, about dreams, about this tree.

We have this big hole in my back yard. I don’t know why. I don’t know why it’s here. I get stoned sometimes and sit in the hole, hide in the hole,

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Lucid Magazine review of the Play

In a startlingly powerful performance at The Arts Project in downtown London, 18 year old Mackenzie Gruer takes audiences on a journey not only through time and through characters, but on a deeper journey through emotions and failure. Ghost of the Tree is the story of one family's tree traced from life to life until we arrive at the stunning beginning. To read more

To read a review of the play from the Queen's Journal please go to Queens Journal Review

To read a review of the play from the Halifax Chronicle Herald please go to Atlantic Fringe Festival Review

To read a review of the play from Toronto's Eye Magazine please go to Eye Magazine Review

For performance rights please go to Performance Rights Ghost of the Tree

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