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Born in Toronto in 1919, dramatist, actor, director, composer, producer, critic and teacher, Mavor Moore wrote more than 100 works for stage, radio and television. He was CBC-TV’s first chief producer, first chair of the Canadian Theatre Centre, founding director of the Charlottetown Festival and Toronto’s St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, and was the first artist to chair the Canada Council (1979-1983). He was a Companion of the Order of Canada, and among other honours held the Molson Prize and the Canadian Conference of the Arts Diplôme d’honneur. Moore passed away in December 2006.
A collection of his plays, Six Plays by Mavor Moore was published by Talonbooks in 1989.
November 2017 : Marcus Youssef wins the Siminovitch Prize!
September 2017 : Marcus Youssef nominated for Siminovitch Prize!
December 2015 : Songs in the Key of Cree, December 12 & 13 in Toronto
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