Adam Brace dead: Playwright dies aged 43 just weeks before Broadway debut of one-man show | The Sun

PLAYWRIGHT Adam Brace had died aged 43 – just weeks before the Broadway debut of his one-man show.

Brace was set to make his Broadway debut as a director with the one-man show Just For Us, starring his collaborator Alex Edelman.

Soho Theatre, where Brace was an associate director, said: "It is with deep sadness we announce that our much-loved friend, colleague and client Adam Brace died on Saturday 29th April.

"He will be missed by his many friends, colleagues and collaborators.

"Our thoughts and love are with them, and particularly his partner Becca, his mum and step-dad Nikki and Nigel, and his brothers Tim and Alex. Adam was 43 and died after a short illness."

Collaborator Alex Edelman said: "Adam Brace passed away on Saturday at the ludicrously unfair age of 43.

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"He was my closest collaborator for more than a decade, but more importantly, he was one of my closest friends.

"I don't feel ready to acknowledge the magnitude of this loss, but I already feel it.

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"Adam directed every one of my solo shows – all three of which were conceived over beers with him on the same street in London – including JUST FOR US.

He added: "Adam's laugh was distinctive and deep and my favorite sound. I sought it out again and again."

"I was lucky to spend so much time with him, especially over the last year and a half, and I am distraught at the prospect of doing the show without him on Broadway.

"If I'm being honest, I'm not sure what kind of performer – and person – I'm going be without him."

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