Illustration by Western Sky Creative / Swerve

Farewell, My Lovely

By Aaron Bushkowsky

A play that takes the theme of film noir and gives it a modern flair, full of intrigue, gun-play, and the blues.

An adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s hardboiled detective story of the same name, featuring down-on-his luck Philip Marlowe, America’s most famous private eye, who hasn’t had a case in a while. Marlowe is hired by felon Moose Malloy who is trying to solve the disappearance of his girl, Velma, a beautiful nightclub singer and “a blonde to make a bishop kick a hole in a stained-glass window.”

…with this stage adaptation by Vancouver playwright Aaron Bushkowsky and direction by Craig Hall, Vertigo has found a winning formula. Bushkowsky and Hall invite audiences to laugh with them instead of at them as has happened in the past… a play that is destined to have a long, popular life…

The Calgary Sun (Calgary, AB)

Production Details

4 Male

3 Female

100 minutes, 2 Acts

By Aaron Bushkowsky

Production History

Played April 2-May 2, 2015 at Arts Club Theatre on the Granville Island Stage, Vancouver under the direction of Craig Hall.
Premiered in 2014 at Vertigo Theatre, Calgary.

Arts Club Theatre Company with Vertigo Theatre.

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