This unlikely group gathers to remember past friendships and the happy days of success but also to face the uncertain and chaotic present. It will be a hilarious and heartbreaking weekend and, in the end, more painful than they ever imagined.
Brad Fraser is an awardwinning and internationally renowned playwright with a reputation for being dark, witty, often shocking, and always controversial. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, in 1959, Fraser has been writing for theatre and winning awards since his teens.
Besides being a playwright, Brad Fraser has been a playwrightinresidence, a celebrity spokesperson for The AIDS Network of Edmonton, and has conducted interviews with many interesting people including Kim Campbell and kd lang.
Frasers success as a playwright was predicted early on
While Macleans magazine told us Fraser was one of " 100 Canadians to watch, " Variety said hed be " a major new force in North American play writing. "
His plays have been produced worldwide including Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Chicago, Cinncinati, Washington DC, New York, Edinburgh, London, Sydney, Milan, and Tokyo. Brad Fraser currently lives in Toronto.
"Brad Fraser's new play fizzles with life and vitality. A master of stiletto dialogue, the verbal sparring from Fraser's characters ricochets like an electrically charged pinball. Fraser's play weaves a multitude of complex themes ranging from love, death, ageing and sexual uncertainty with a deftness that engages the audience with each of the characters…" —Morning Star
"It's The Big Chill with attitude and better one-liners. But beneath the witty repartee there's something deeper: the melancholy feeling that life has passed far too quickly. " —City Life