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A Three Martini Lunch

A Three Martini Lunch
Your Price: $12.95 CDN
Author: Clem Martini
Publisher: Red Deer Press
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 142
Pub. Date: 2002
ISBN-10: 0889952256
ISBN-13: 9780889952256

About the Play:

Three Martini Lunch was nominated for the 2001 Governor General's Literary Award for Drama (Canadian equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize)

Three Martini Lunch contains three one-act plays by well-known playwright Clem Martini.This collection takes you on a culinary tour of urban angst.

In Conversations with My Neighbour's Pit Bull, Robert Teller tries to get along with his neighbor via his pit bull. (Cast: 1 woman, 3 men)

In House of Glass 12–year–old Ellen must make amends with her neighbour for stealing condoms from her store. (Cast: 3 women, 1 man)

In Up on the Roof three characters are stranded on a rooftop and must comes to terms with their disintegrating lives and an uncertain future. (Cast: 1 woman, 2 men)

What people say:

"In these three interrelated plays, Clem Martini's characters struggle with public and private dilemmas on lawns, backyards and rooftops. Hilarious and poignant, the writing crackles with irony and wisdom." — Governor General's Award Committee

About the Playwright:

Clem Martini is an award-winning Canadian playwright, screenwriter and novelist. He has over thirty plays, and ten books of fiction and nonfiction to his credit, including A Three Martini Lunch, which was a nominee for the Governor General's Literary Award in Drama (Canadian equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize). His texts on playwriting, The Blunt Playwright, The Greek Playwright, and The Ancient Comedians are employed in universities and colleges across the country. In addition to writing, he is the Chair of Drama in the School of Creative and Performing Arts at the University of Calgary.