Described as "Dorothy Parker meets Neil Labute", Chloë Whitehorn is a playwright, underwater photographer, and aspiring novelist. A graduate of the theatre program at Queen's University (in Canada), Chloë’s plays often examines taboo moralities, tragic love, and the licentious desires and imaginative reasoning of human beings, and have played across North America and the UK. An anthology of her plays about tragic love is published as "Divine Wrecks and other morally questionable tragedies".
Sometimes the greatest love stories do not end with happily ever after. An anthology of tragic love stories written for the theatre, Chloë Whitehorn's plays rival Romeo and Juliet in heartbreak and conflict. The lovers in these plays defy society’s expectations, embracing the taboo moments in their lives, and sacrificing what matters most.
Includes 7 plays originally premiered on Canadian stages.
A daughter struggles to reconcile the past she thought she knew with a wardrobe full of roles to try on. Upstairs Amelia is still angry with her mother and refuses to leave her childhood room because she doesn't have anything appropriate to wear. Downstairs her grandmother is entertaining the guests who have arrived for the wake. Sometimes it's just a dress and sometimes it's so much more.