Readings From A Socialist Playwright
May 13 @ 7:00 pm
Readings from a socialist playwright, Darrah Teitel.
Darrah Teitel is a socialist and a playwright living in Ottawa Ontario. Her most recent credits include The Omnibus Bill (Counterpoint Players, May 2019) Behaviour (GCTC, 2019) Corpus (Teesri Duniya 2014, Counterpoint 2014) The Apology (Alberta Theatre Projects 2013, Next Stage Festival 2011) Marla’s Party (SummerWorks 2008) the CBC radio drama Palliative (2007) She Said Destroy (National Theatre School of Canada, 2007).
Darrah was the GCTC’s Playwright in Residence in 2015 and 2017, during which her two most recent plays were written. Her journalism, fiction and poetry have appeared in various periodicals and journals throughout the country. Darrah is the winner of several awards, including the 2011 Canadian Jewish Playwrighting Award, and the 2007 Canadian Peace Play Prize. Her plays have received nominations for Dora, Betty Mitchell, Rideau and META Prizes for Outstanding New Plays. Darrah lives Ottawa where she works for Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights and is a member of the Courage Coalition and Independent Jewish Voices.
Darrah will be reading from a selection of her most socialist plays.