Playwright, novelist, poet, filmmaker, director, actor, and drag queen.
Playwright from Manitoba. Highway's works include Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing and The Rez Sisters.
Playwright, novelist, and actor. Ann-Marie MacDonald's first solo play, Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet), won the Governor General's Literary Award for Drama in 1990.
Sharon Pollock was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Her plays include Blood Relations and Doc.
1932-1987 Playwright and novelist George Ryga was born in a Ukrainian community in Alberta. He is best known for his play The Ecstasy of Rita Joe.
Michel Tremblay is probably the most-produced playwright in Canada and may be the most important playwright in the history of the country. Born in Quebec in 1942, his works include Les Belles-soeurs, Albertine, en cinq temps (Albertine, in Five Times), and Encore une fois, si vous le permettez (For The Pleasure of Seeing Her Again).