The story of two men and the funerals they attend
10 FUNERALS tells the story of two men who have been partners through the most momentous decades of gay history… even if all they have in common is the funerals they attend. Travel back and forth across the decades of a life together with Jack and Maurice: partners, lovers, strangers and survivors.
About the Playwright: Darrin Hagen is an award-winning playwright, composer and drag artiste. He is the author of The Edmonton Queen: Not a Riverboat Story, which won a Sterling Award. For his multi-talented work in the theatre, he has received six other Sterling Awards and forty Sterling nominations. Darrin is the Artistic Director of Guys in Disguise. Other plays include With Bells On, Witch Hunt at the Strand, Buddy, BitchSlap! and Tornado Magnet: A Salute to Trailer Court Women. Recently, Darrin and cohort Trevor Schmidt debuted the world premiere of Klondykes, adding to the list of plays by Darrin and Trevor: Flora & Fawna’s Field Trip!, Psychobabble, Triple Platinum, Dragula, and Prepare for the Worst!
Read by: Braydon Dowler-Coltman, Doug Mertz, Richard Gishler, and Ben Stevens.
When: Sunday, June 4, at 7:30pm. Doors open at 7pm.
Where: Upper Arts Space, Holy Trinity Anglican Church (10037 84 Avenue).
Admission: Free, but donations are accepted at the door.
Refreshments available. Free parking. Playwright talkback after the show.
SCRIPT SALON is supported by Holy Trinity Anglican Church, the Playwrights Guild of Canada, Alberta Playwrights Network and a loyal group of audience members. Since 2014, Script Salon play readings run every first Sunday of the month at 7:30 pm in the Upper Arts Space of Holy Trinity Anglican Church.