Philip Akin - Shaw Festival Theatre

Philip Akin

SHAW 2018: Director for Of Marriage and Men.
(Selected Credits) FOR THE SHAW: directed 1837: The Farmers’ Revolt, “Master Harold”…and the Boys (2018 tour/2016), The Mountaintop, Topdog/Underdog.
ELSEWHERE: Artistic Director, Obsidian Theatre Company; directed Stephen Karam’s The Humans, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre; debbie tucker green’s hang, Lisa Codrington’s Up the Garden Path, Meghan Swaby’s Venus’ Daughter, Obsidian; Stew’s Passing Strange, Obsidian/Acting Up Stage.
AWARDS: William Kilbourn award (the Celebration of Toronto’s Cultural Life); C.A.E.A. Lifetime Membership award (outstanding contributions to the performing arts); PGC Women’s Caucus Bra d’Or award (supporting and promoting the work of Canadian women playwrights); Mallory Gilbert Leadership award; T.A.P.A. Silver Ticket award (outstanding contribution to the arts).

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Of Marriage and Men

What would you sacrifice for your marriage?
A knee-slapping double-bill of Bernard Shaw.

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