New Play Tuesday
Keeping with tradition – New Play Tuesday is back!
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11
ARTS COURT STUDIO
Join us for a staged-reading of:
OUT OF FRAGILITY
created by Michel Oulette
featuring Katie Bunting, Brit Johnston, and John Koensgen
Drake is a wealthy and powerful man embroiled in controversy. Under attack from all sides, he retreats with his lover Helly and tries to figure out how to save his legacy for his daughter Colleen. As they struggle with the situation, father, lover and daughter come to grip with their own personal frailty.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Michel Ouellette is a Franco-Ontarian playwright and writer. He was born
and grew up in Smooth Rock Falls, in northern Ontario. He now lives in
Gatineau, Québec. In 1994, he won the Governor General’s Literary Award
for his play French Town; in 2003, the French Trillium Book Award for Le
testament du couturier; in 2011, the Prix Michel-Tremblay for La guerre au
ventre, and, in 2019 a Prix Rideau Award for Le dire de Di (directed by Joël
Beddows). His work has been presented in Ottawa, Toronto, Sudbury and in
Québec. Out of Fragility is his first play written in English.