Some Assembly Required, Eugene Stickland's lighthearted but deeply moving portrayal of a dysfunctional family at Christmas, was first produced in 1994 at Alberta Theatre Projects; it has enjoyed dozens of productions across North America since then. In 1995, Some Assembly Required was a finalist for the Governor General's Award in Drama. This re-issue incorporates a number of small revisions, and includes a new introduction by the author.
Eugene Stickland, a native of Saskatchewan, has been, for some years, playwright in residence at Alberta Theatre Projects. His works include Quartet, A Guide to Mourning, Sitting on Paradise and Midlife.