Daniel MacIvor

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Daniel MacIvor is a Nova Scotia-born playwright/actor/director who has written numerous award-winning theatre productions including See Bob RunCommunion, Marion Bridge, and His Greatness.  He has created with Daniel Brooks the solo shows House, Here Lies Henry, Monster, Cul-de-sac, This Is What Happens Next and most recently Who Killed Spalding Gray?.  In 2006 Daniel received the Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama for his collection of plays I Still Love You, and in 2008 he won the Siminovitch Prize for Theatre. He is also the recipient of the New York Obie Award and a GLAAD Award.  He has recently written the screenplay for Bruce McDonald’s Weirdos, for which he won a Canadian Screen Award for Best Original Screenplay.  He is currently working on a play New Magic Valley Fun Town with Tarragon Theatre in Toronto and a libretto commissioned by the Canadian Opera Company for Rufus Wainwright's Hadrian.


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