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2020 Siminovitch Prize

Virtual Ceremony - Tara Beagan, 2020 Laureate

Special Events Theatre
  • Special Event

  Nov 26, 2020 - 7 PM  EDT

Hosted by Mani Soleymanlou

Recognizing Excellence and Innovation in Canadian Theatre - this year celebrating Playwrights.

This year’s event will be the first-ever virtual ceremony for the Siminovitch Prize. This inclusive, interactive celebration will gather Canadian theatre makers and dedicated theatre fans together to honour the shortlisted artists and unveil the laureate.

The jury has selected five outstanding playwrights as finalists for the  esteemed theatre prize, now celebrating its 20th year of honouring excellence and innovation in  Canadian theatre. 

This year’s shortlist includes  Carmen Aguirre (Vancouver), Tara Beagan (Mohkintsis/Calgary), Martin Bellemare (Montreal), Karen Hines (Calgary/Toronto), and Annick Lefebvre (Montreal). 

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