Love and Human Remains imagePlaywright Brad Fraser will discuss his "Love and Human Remains" Thursday. University Players presents the show starting Friday.

Playwright to discuss work over pizza and beer

University Players will host Mingle, Munch, and Meet Brad Fraser, an evening of craft beer, local pizza, and discussion with playwright Brad Fraser, author of the theatre company’s upcoming show, Love and Human Remains.

The event is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, March 1, at the Walkerville Brewery, 525 Argyle Road. The $20 admission includes pizza and beer as well as an opportunity to mix and mingle with other University Players patrons.

Reservations are required and can be made online or by calling 519-253-3000, ext. 2808.

Fraser will address the subject matter of the play — themes of love, sex and violence, set within the backdrop of a large Canadian city. Originally produced in 1989 as Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature of Love, the play and was named one of Time magazine’s 10 best plays of 1992 and adapted to become a movie in 1993.

Love and Human Remains opens Friday, March 2, at the Hatch Studio Theatre in the Jackman Dramatic Art Centre, and runs through March 11. Tickets are available online at or by calling 519-253-3000, ext. 2808.