news | Friday September 19, 2014

Michel Marc Bouchard Shortlisted for Siminovitch Prize

Two English-language and two French-language playwrights are up for this year’s Siminovitch Prize, and Michel Marc Bouchard is one of them. We heartily congratulate him on this accolade!

Michel Marc Bouchard

The annual Siminovitch Prize, worth $100,000 over three years, celebrates a director, playwright, or designer whose work is transformative and influential. The other shortlisted playwrights are Colleen Murphy, Hannah Moscovitch, and Olivier Choinière. The 2014 prize will be awarded on October 20 at Hart House Theatre in Toronto. Learn more at the Siminovitch Prize website.

Bouchard’s latest play, Christina, the Girl King, is currently on stage at the Stratford Festival, and his previous play, Tom at the Farm, won last year’s Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Drama.

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