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  • ALISON LAWRENCE
    Projected: 2016
    Working Title: TBA

    Alison is a writer and actor. She wrote and starred in The Catering Queen, which had two sold-out, critically acclaimed runs in Toronto and was published by Scirocco Drama. Her play And All For Love premiered at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, and bittergirl, which she co-authored with Annabel Fitzsimmons and Mary Francis Moore, (also published by Scirocco Drama) has had sold-out runs in Toronto, in theatres across Canada and in London, England. The bittergirls co-wrote the self-help guide Bittergirl: Getting Over Getting Dumped, (published by Penguin Canada, Plume U.S. and in Brazil) and have appeared on TV and radio across the continent including NBC’s Today Show, and they’ve workshopped bittergirl: the musical with both Mirvish Productions and the Banff Centre. Alison’s other work includes personal essays for The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail and The National Post. Upcoming: her new play Shannon in Toronto in 2014.


    WILLIAM MATHEWS
    Projected: 2017
    Working Title: Full Mounty

    William has appeared as an actor in two productions on the Lighthouse Festival Theatre stage; The 39 Steps, Gentleman Clothier. He has performed in shows in Toronto, Montreal, Kingston and Winnipeg and has toured throughout much of Canada. He has appeared in film and TV as well; Taking Lives, Covert Affairs, Reign. William met Bruce Davies when acting in The 39 Steps here in Port Dover. It was laughter at first site. And, out of a joke came the seed of a play, and eventually, a script. William has previously written two plays; The Tin Can Time Machine, See a Penny.


    BRUCE DAVIES
    Projected: 2017
    Working Title: Full Mounty

    Bruce trained as an actor at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City, and began his career at the Arts Club in Vancouver under the direction of Morris Panych. He has appeared at the Lighthouse Festival Theatre as an actor in “The 39 Steps”, “Who’s Under Where?”, and “Corpse!”. In his twenty years as a performer, Bruce has been seen in numerous stage productions across Canada, including three seasons with the Shaw Festival and four seasons with the Citadel Theatre. Film and TV credits include Reign, Forever, The Lady in Question and Due South. This project marks Bruce’s first crack as a playwright with his writing partner, William.