Damien Atkins - Shaw Festival Theatre

Damien Atkins
Playwright / Ensemble

SHAW 2023: Blithe Spirit and The Shadow of a Doubt; playwright/adapter for Prince Caspian; 6th season. (Selected Credits) FOR THE SHAW: Sherlock Holmes and The Raven’s Curse, The Devil’s Disciple, The Ladykillers, Getting Married, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Henry V, The Chocolate Soldier. ELSEWHERE: Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music, Angels in America, Arts Club; King Lear/Queen Goneril, Hosanna, A Doll’s House, The Heidi Chronicles, Angels in America, The Way of the World, The Caretaker, The Importance of Being Earnest, Soulpepper; Caroline, or Change, Musical Stage/Obsidian; We Are Not Alone, Someone Else, Unidentified Human Remains, Crow’s Theatre; Mr Burns, Outside the March; Sextet, The Clockmaker, Tarragon; London Road, 7 Stories, The Glass Menagerie, Amadeus, Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, Canadian Stage; I Am My Own Wife, Dallas Theater Center; The Gay Heritage Project, Buddies in Bad Times/national tour; four seasons at Stratford. AWARDS: four Dora awards/ten nominations; Jessie award, Sterling award, Toronto Theatre Critics award. OTHER: playwright-in-residence, University of British Columbia, Canadian Stage, Crow’s Theatre, Factory Theatre, Necessary Angel.

Also onstage in 2023
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Prince Caspian

The magical world of Narnia teeters on the brink of war. Only Prince Caspian and four children can restore peace.

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Noël Coward’s Blithe Spirit

Nothing can come between Charles and Ruth. Except maybe the ghost of his first wife.

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The Shadow of a Doubt

A mystery drama about the shadows lurking in the corners of every perfect relationship.

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