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Playwrights

Daniel Thau-Eleff is a playwright and performer whose plays include Good People Bad Things, King's Park, Remember the Night and Three Ring Circus: Israel, the Palestinians and My Jewish Identity. Daniel is the founder and artistic producer of Moving Target Theatre Company and has worked...

Beverley’s writing for theatre includes Thin Ice (co-written with Banuta Rubess– Dora/Chalmer’s Awards), Clue in the Fast Lane (co-written with Ann-Marie MacDonald), The Eyes of Heaven and The Woman in White (adapted from the novel by Wilkie Collins). Her play Innocence Lost: A Play about...

Emil Sher has written for young audiences and the once-were-young. His stage works include Derailed, Bluenose, Beneath the Banyan Tree, Mourning Dove and his acclaimed adaptation of Hana’s Suitcase. Current projects include a commissioned adaptation of Ian Brown’s The Boy in the Moon and Omega,...

Kyle Capstick is an emerging playwright and graduate of Cape Breton University whose plays have been produced across Nova Scotia. Shortly after moving to Toronto last year, he participated in our 24-Hour Contest and was awarded first place for his work I’m Not Anybody. After...

Erin Shields won the 2011 Governor General’s Award for her play If We Were Birds. Her first play, If We Were Birds had a strong trajectory. Before winning Canada's most prestigious playwriting honour, it premiered at SummerWorks 2008 and was part of Tarragon's 2009/10 season. We...

Allie Bell is an emerging playwright, with a passion for the disturbed. Her fingers dance across the keyboard producing the worse possible scenario. She is searching for a length of letters leading to an evocative end. Although, her first works were written for large casts,...

Pat the Dog speaks with playwright Evan Tsitsias about his recent production, Aftershock. Aftershock was originally written in 2009 as part of Pat the Dog's 24 hour Playwriting Contest with the IMPACT festival where it placed 3rd. He then worked with Lisa O'Connell on developing the...

Ken Cameron is the Artistic Director of the Magnetic North Theatre Festival, a national festival showcasing exceptional new Canadian work, co-presented with the National Arts Centre. Also a playwright, Ken is the author of Harvest, My Morocco and My One And Only. All three plays...

Sometimes Y Setting: Downtown Toronto Sometimes Y is about two men in love, continually orbiting the same relationship, but rarely finding alignment. This story is a collection of memories that creates the universe in which the characters exist, how it was formed and how it unravels. What...

Strange Mary Strange November, 2009 The Button Factory Setting: Inside an airplane cabin. The piece explores a woman’s struggle to shake the ghosts and voices of her past as she struggles to move forward and allow herself a chance at happiness. What aspects of the play were...

Vern Thiessen is one of Canada's most produced playwrights. He has written for stage, radio and television. His stage plays have been seen across Canada, the US and Europe, including Shakespeare's Will, Apple, Einstein's Gift, Blowfish and Vimy. His most recent play, A More Perfect Union,...