From the Goverr General's Literary Award-winning author of If We Were Birds comes a fierce battle between integrity and desire. In a developing country, a middle-aged western man waits in a squalid hotel room for a very young local girl. Soliciting Temptation shines a fresh light on the complexities of sex tourism and explores power struggles within gender, sex and class.
Erin Shields is a Toronto-based playwright and actor who trained at the Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama in London, England. She is a founding member of Groundwater Productions, through which she creates and develops most of her work. Other works include If We Were Birds, winner of the 2011 Governor General s Literary Award; Montparnasse, winner of the Alberta Theatre Projects s Enbridge Emerging playRites Award; The Epic of Gilgamesh, and Dance of the Red Skirts.