George Boyd

George Elroy Boyd (1952–2020) was a highly acclaimed Nova Scotian playwright and journalist. His plays have been produced by the Neptune Theatre, Eastern Front Theatre, Obsidian Theatre, and the CBC. The founder of the Canadian Black Theatre Society, Boyd has been nominated for a Governor General’s Award for his play Consecrated Ground (2000), and Gideon’s Blues has been adapted into film, which was released in the winter of 2004.