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Tuesday Dec. 22, 2020  - 5:00 pm Pacific / 8:00 pm Eastern



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Mieko Ouchi & Carolyn Nakagawa

Playwright to Playwright


Playwright to Playwright on the Canadian Play Thing is an interview series that connects emerging writers to playwrights that have influenced their work! On December 22, Carolyn Nakagawa (Vancouver) interviews Mieko Ouchi (Toronto). Join us live as they delve into the playwriting mind and share scene readings from their plays. Audience Q&A at the end.

Mieko Ouchi works as a freelance playwright, director and dramaturg and is the new TD Associate Artistic Director with the Citadel Theatre. She is also a co-founder and Artistic Associate with Concrete Theatre. Her plays have been produced across Canada, internationally and have been recognized with the Carol Bolt Prize and a Governor General’s Award nomination.


Carolyn Nakagawa is a playwright, poet, and cultural organizer. She has presented work with the Powell Street Festival, Boca del Lupo's 3.7% Initiative, Ruby Slippers Theatre, and Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre. She is currently developing a historical musical about The New Canadian, a grassroots community newspaper during the Second World War.


Photos by: Kim Clegg (Mieko), Javier R. Sotres (Carolyn)


Playwright to Playwright is supported by PGC PlayConnect and the Canada Council for the Arts. 

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