Foreplay

Playwright
Xavier Lord-Giroux
Genre(s)
Drama
Acts
5
Cast Size
Total
4
Male
2
Female
2
Synopsis

​When Maëllie chooses to leave Fredericton to join her lover in Nunavut, her friends will come to her home to have a last night together as a group. Feeling the end of their friendship approaching, and captive of a heat wave that strikes New Brunswick, this group will explode in a stifling atmosphere behind closed doors. 

Development History

​Inspired by love stories from New Brunswickers…

Production History

​This is the first professional francophone play to be set in south-western New Brunswick. It’s first public reading was on November 17, 2017, in Fredericton’s Centre Communautaire Sainte-Anne. Other readings have taken place in Moncton in March and April of 2018. On March 16, 2018, an excerpt of the play was read on Radio-Canada’s national broadcast Plus on est de fous, plus on lit!. Foreplay will be produced on stage in January 2019 in Fredericton. 

Publisher / Script Contact
Name
Xavier Lord-Giroux
Phone
(506) 378-3603
Email
xavier.lord_giroux@hotmail.com