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Sean Devine is a Canadian playwright, actor, and artistic director of Horseshoes and Hand Grenades Theatre. His most recent play Daisy premiered at Seattle’s ACT Theatre in 2016, where it received a Gregory Award nomination for Best New Play and a Broadway World Seattle Critic’s Choice Award for Best New Play. Originally commissioned by NYC’s Ensemble Studio Theatre, Daisy has had public readings in Chicago, Toronto, and Ottawa. His first play Re: Union premiered in Vancouver in 2011, was published by Scirocco in 2013, and was presented at Ottawa’s Magnetic North Theatre Festival in 2015, where it won the Prix Rideau Award for Ottawa’s Best Production. Devine’s newest play, When There’s Nothing Left to Burn, was commissioned by the University of Lethbridge, where it will premiere in 2017. Devine ran for federal office as the NDP candidate for Nepean in the 2015 election.
Winner, BroadwayWorld Seattle Critic’s Choice Award for Best New Play (2016)
Nominated for the Gregory Award for Outstanding New Play (2016)”
QUOTES OF NOTEDaisy
“Daisy is a story that, through history’s irritating tendency to repeat itself … resonates so deeply with our current moment that it should be required viewing for all registered voters.”
“All the science-y stuff and big ideas about the way the body responds to language and images makes Daisy more than just a particularly well-timed dive into the unfortunately relevant presidential compaigns of Johnson and Goldwater [in the 1960’s].”
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