Alex is a playwright suffering from writer's block and harsh reviews. His best friend, Roy, is a theatre director with lung cancer and six months left to live. In pursuit of fresh air and great wine, they go on a road trip to the Okanagan Valley, where Roy rediscovers his passion for theatre. But when he decides to stage a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream at a winery, disaster ensues: the woman cast in the lead is the winery owner's wife and has no talent; wildfires encroach upon the surrounding forest; and Roy slips closer to death, one cigarette at a time. Curtains for Roy is a hilarious and poignant peek into the world of theatre, where the greatest drama is offstage and the best performances take place behind the curtain.
Used availability for Aaron Bushkowsky's Curtains for Roy
July 2014 : Canada Paperback
August 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition