On the night volleyball coach Gary Adams leaves his wife, allegations of sexual misconduct surface regarding his sixteen-year old student. Gary defends his innocence — to his wife, to his lawyer, and finally, to the victim herself. Grappling with such themes as abuse of power, intergenerational love, and the stagnation of marriage, The Trouble with Mr. Adams exposes the crippling disaster of the male mid-life crisis.
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“A potent and deadly little scorpion of a play that stings you three times, one for each of its two-character scenes… brilliantly written.” —Toronto Star
About the Author
Gord Rand is an actor and a writer. His plays include The Trouble with Mr. Adams, Dogs, Orgy in the Lighthouse, The Trial of Thumbelina, and Pond Life, which has been adapted for film. Rand has been on stages from San Francisco to Kigali. Favourite roles include Hamlet, Oedipus Rex, and The Philanderer. Gord’s film and television work includes roles in Maps to the Stars, Orphan Black, Cardinal, Taken, and Pure.