A call late at night has Wahab springing into action. Despite a blinding swstorm, an irritating bus driver, and a spinning wheel of worries, Wahab travels to his dying mother's hospital room. A journey of two kinds, A Bomb in the Heart is about a young man's relationship to his mother, the pain of loss, and about understanding the voice deep within.
Wajdi Mouawad is the recipient of numerous awards and honours for his writing and directing, including the Governor General's Literary Award for Drama, the 2004 Prix de la Francophonie, and the Grand Prix du theatre awarded by the Academie francaise in 2009. His plays, including Incendies, Littoral, and Reves, have been met with international acclaim. Two-time winner of the Governor General's Literary Award for Translation, Linda Gaboriau has translated over one hundred plays, including the works of some of Quebec's most prominent playwrights. Her translations have been published and widely produced across Canada and abroad, and have garnered numerous awards.