Finalist for the Governor General’s Award for Drama
Let’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 is a Canadian playwright, television writer and producer, known as creator and producer of the television series Rookie Blue, Saving Hope, and Coroner. Born in Cardiff, Wales and raised in Ottawa, Ontario, Brebner is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada. Her plays include Music for Contortionist (nominated for the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New Play,) Liquor Guns Karate, Little Mercy’s First Murder (winner of the Dora Award for Outstanding New Musical,) The Optimists (a finalist for the Governor General’s Award for English-language drama in 2006,) Love Among the Russians, The President, and Heartbreaker. She was also the English translator of Évelyne de la Chenelière’s plays Strawberries in January (Des fraises en janvier), Bashir Lazhar, and Public Disorder (Désordre public), and of Serge Boucher’s Motel Hélène. Morwyn and her husband, playwright Michael Healey, live in Toronto.