Each of these scripts represents—uniquely—a pinnacle in meeting the distinct challenges of the solo performance form. Scripts that rise above perceived limits of the solo performance, to examine the surrounding human society. Includes:Alphonse by Wajdi Mouawad, translated by Shelley Tepperman Beuys Buoys Boys by Ken Garnhum Fronteras Americanas by Guillermo Verdecchia Here Lies Henry by Daniel MacIvor Property adapted by DD Kugler and Marc Diamond Tinka's New Dress by Ronnie Burkett
Daniel MacIvor has been creating new theatre since 1986 and was for twenty years the artistic director of da da kamera, an international touring company based in Toronto which he ran with Sherrie Johnson. His published work includes See Bob Run, Never Swim Alone, You Are Here, In On It, How It Works, I Still Love You: Five Plays—which won the Governor General's Literary Award for Drama in 2006—and His Greatness, which won Best New Play at the 2008 Jessie Awards in Vancouver. With Daniel Brooks he created the solo shows House, Monster, Cul-de-sac and This Is What Happens Next. He received an Obie and a GLAAD Award for his play In On It which was presented in New York at PS122 in September of 2001. Also a filmmaker, he has written and directed the feature films Past Perfect and Wilby Wonderful, and co-wrote and starred in Whole New Thing. He was the inaugural senior playwright-in-residence at the Banff Playwright's Colony and he is the recipient of the 2008 Elinore and Lou Siminovitch Prize in Theatre. Daniel lives in Toronto.