Five @ Fifty

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When Olivia loses control at her fiftieth birthday party, her three best friends decide to intervene once and for all, much to the irritation of Olivia and her lover, Norma. But is she the only one battling a demon? Or do each of these women face an addiction of one kind or another? 5 @ 50 is a raw and darkly comedic portrayal of turning fifty in contemporary society, and of the friendships we can’t live without.

“Wickedly funny… proves that the still daring and laugh-out-loud funny writer Brad Fraser has not ...

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Overview


When Olivia loses control at her fiftieth birthday party, her three best friends decide to intervene once and for all, much to the irritation of Olivia and her lover, Norma. But is she the only one battling a demon? Or do each of these women face an addiction of one kind or another? 5 @ 50 is a raw and darkly comedic portrayal of turning fifty in contemporary society, and of the friendships we can’t live without.

“Wickedly funny… proves that the still daring and laugh-out-loud funny writer Brad Fraser has not lost his golden touch.” — Whatsonstage.com

“Hilariously explicit… each character is lovably ghastly.” — Daily Express

“Enough rip-roaringly funny lines... to populate a satisfying sitcom” — The Stage

“The dialogue… simmers, crackles and explodes with a pace that is seductive and irresistible… thought-provoking and funny. Highly entertaining.” — Liverpool Daily Post

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781770910874
  • Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
  • Publication date: 4/9/2013
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 5.38 (w) x 8.38 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Meet the Author


Brad Fraser won his first playwriting competition at the age of seventeen and has since written numerous plays, including Cold Meat Party, Love and Human Remains, True Love Lies, and Poor Super Man, among others. Brad is a five-time winner of the Alberta Culture Playwriting Competition, the London Evening Standard Award for Promising Playwright, London’s Time Out Award for Best New Play, and the L.A. Critics Award. In addition to his work as a playwright and director, Brad writes for print media, radio, film, and television.
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