Dressing for a Wedding is a dark, bittersweet comedy about a mother’s desperate attempts to run her daughter’s wedding rehearsal while keeping family secrets from exposing themselves. Written by acclaimed Vancouver playwright and recent Stephen Leacock Award nominee Aaron Bushkowsky and helmed by award-winning director Sarah Rodgers.
If you have any doubt that Dressing for a Wedding is a comedy, or that playwright Aaron has a dark sense of humour….we give you…
Q&A: Aaron Bushkowsky
What inspired you to do this play?
What is something that people don’t know about your show that they should?
Does your team have any rehearsal or performance rituals?
What’s the most unexpected thing someone on your team does when they aren’t working in theatre?
Who do you want to see this show the most?
Are your parents coming? My parents are both dead. So, frankly, I’d be surprised if they showed up.
What do your parents not know about this show? Since they are dead, they don’t know anything about it. But they came to most of my weddings… they told me I was beginning to be an expert at marriages… lots of them. They said this without laughing.
Which of your heroes would you want to see this play and why?
Why do you live in Vancouver?
If you had an unlimited budget for this show, would you change anything? What?
What is your next project and why are you excited about it?