Alan and Moira are young, and they are falling in love… in the corridors of the Princess Margaret Hospital, where they are both undergoing cancer treatment. Humorous and moving, Therac 25 is a love story unlike any other–a play you won’t easily forget.
News & Reviews
“A considerable achievement … yields a bounty of laughs, but gives voice to a full range of emotional expression. This one has hit written all over it.” —Toronto Star
“Edgy and moving … filled with humour and tenderness.” —NOW Magazine
“Pettle’s sense of humour and his unflinching honesty puts us on the edge where comedy and tragedy fuse in a dance like fire. One of the most powerful, most liberating experiences of live theatre I’ve ever lived through.” —Halifax Chronicle-Herald
About the Author
Adam Pettle is a playwright, television writer, producer, and radio dramatist. He is a graduate of the National Theatre School and Dalhousie University. His plays include Therac-25, Zadie’s Shoes, Sunday Father, Mosley and Me, Rattle the Bones, and an adaptation of Parfumerie by Miklos Laszlo. Pettle was the co-creator and head writer of the popular CBC Radio drama Afghanada. He has written for several television series, including Rookie Blue and Saving Hope.