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Pub Date: 04/16/2019

Pages: 96

Trim: 5 x 8

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group

Imprint: Playwrights Canada Press

ISBN 13: 9781770919211

ISBN 10: 177091921X

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By Kat Sandler

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About the Book

Mustard shouldn't still be here, but he is. Imaginary friends don't normally stay with their person until that person is a teenager. Imaginary friends don't suddenly become visible to their person's mom and then go on a date with them, either. But when those people—such as the troubled Thai and her dangerously upset mother, Sadie—need help, they’re lucky that Mustard's there with a goofy smile on his face. But Mustard has his own peculiar problems. Since he's still around, he has to abide by some rules enforced by unsavoury characters. And, oh yeah, he's falling in love with Sadie, who doesn’t believe he's real. For someone whose purpose was once so simple, Mustard sure has a lot to deal with.

About the Book

This darkly comedic bedtime story by Canadian theatre's indie darling blurs imagination with reality in order to save a family from its own destruction.


Kat Sandler is a writer, screenwriter, director, and the artistic director of Theatre Brouhaha. She has directed fourteen of her original plays, including the Dora Mavor Moore Award–nominated Bang Bang, the Toronto Best of Fringe hits Bright LightsPunch UpHelp Yourself, and Delicacy, and LiverCockfight, and Retreat. Her play Mustard won the 2016 Dora Award for Outstanding New Play. She was the 2015 recipient of NOW Magazine’s Audience Choice Award for Best Director and Best Playwright. She is the Canada Council Playwright-in-Residence at Tarragon Theatre and is currently working on two television productions with Shaftsbury and eOne. Kat is a graduate of Queen’s University. She lives in Toronto.