Thiessen to write for 2023
Thiessen is a Governor General's (GG) Award-winning playwright who will write for Theatre by the Bay's 2023 season. His play will be a dramatic look at Barrie's ice industry of the 20th century. Iain Moggach will direct its world premiere.
As one of Canada's most celebrated playwrights, Thiessen's plays have been produced across Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. His award-winning works include Einstein's Gift (GG winner), Lenin's Embalmers (GG finalist) along with critically acclaimed works Of Human Bondage, Vimy, Apple, and Shakespeare's Will.