About the Book
Finalist for the Governor General’s Award for DramaLet’s believe that the half of our life not yet lived is the good half.” A weekend in Vegas. The chance for hopes and dreams to come true provides the backdrop for Morwyn Brebner’s humourous look at love. It’s the night before the chapel wedding and the promise of “happily ever after.” Old friends confront their regrets, lies, betrayals, and disappointments. Will hope be the elusive wild card?
News & Reviews
“… very funny… Brebner has a strong sense of the surreal and ludicrous in people’s lives… ” —ffwd Weekly, Calgary
About the Author
Morwyn Brebner‘s debut play, Music for Contortionist (Scirocco Drama, 2001), was co-produced by the Shaw Festival and the Tarragon Theatre in 2000 and nominated for a Dora and a Chalmers award. Other plays include Liquor Guns Karate and the musical Little Mercy’s First Murder (Scirocco Drama, 2004) (with composers Paul Sportelli and Jay Turvey; winner of seven Dora Mavor Moore awards, including outstanding new musical). The Optimists (Scirocco Drama, 2005) was nominated for five Betty Mitchell awards, including best new play (Theatre Junction, Calgary). Brebner is a graduate of the National Theatre School and a playwright-in-residence at Tarragon Theatre in Toronto.