Curtains for Roy

July 21, 2014|
Curtains for Roy by Aaron Bushkowsky
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Alex is a playwright suffering from writer’s block and harsh reviews. His best friend, Roy, is a theatre director with lung cancer and six months left to live. In pursuit of fresh air and great wine, they go on a road trip to the Okanagan Valley, where Roy rediscovers his passion for theatre. But when he decides to stage a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at a winery, disaster ensues: the woman cast in the lead is the winery owner’s wife and has no talent; wildfires encroach upon the surrounding forest; and Roy slips closer to death, one cigarette at a time.

Curtains for Roy is a hilarious peek into the world of theatre, where the greatest drama is offstage and the best performances take place behind the curtain.

Aaron Bushkowsky is a poet, playwright, and screenplay writer. His first collection of poetry, ed and mabel go to the moon (1994), was nominated for the Dorothy Livesay Award. His previous work includes the well-received story collection, The Vanishing Man, also published by Cormorant Books, as well as three books of drama, published b...
Title:Curtains for Roy
Product dimensions:296 pages, 8.55 X 5.6 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:296 pages, 8.55 X 5.6 X 0.68 in
Published:July 21, 2014
Publisher:Cormorant Books
ISBN - 13:9781897151747

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