Jay Turvey - Shaw Festival Theatre

Jay Turvey
Director / Playwright

SHAW 2024: director for The Secret Garden, 24th season. (Selected Credits) FOR THE SHAW: directed Gypsy, The Next Whisky Bar, The Light in the Piazza, Trouble in Tahiti; appeared in Damn Yankees, Brigadoon (2023/2019), Holiday Inn (2021/2019), Grand Hotel, The Horse and His Boy, Androcles and the Lion, Beadle in Sweeney Todd, Tateh in Ragtime, title role in Floyd Collins, Peter Shirley in Major Barbara; creator/director, 1922 in Concert; co-curator, Gatsby’s Jazz, Sonny’s Blues; co-writer, Maria Severa, Tristan. ELSEWHERE: co-writer of eight musicals, including 33-1/3, Dobama Theatre; Little Mercy’s First Murder, Tarragon Theatre (seven Dora awards); Erik with a K (Canadian Musical Theatre Project); director/producer, Alice the Magnet, Grimly Handsome, This Isn’t Happening, Theatre Animal; director, One Night Stand, The Greatest Gift, Talk Is Free Theatre; appeared as Mendel in Falsettos (Dora award), Followspot/Tarragon Theatre; Marius in Les Misérables, The Lion King, Mirvish Productions; two seasons, Stratford Festival.

Also onstage in 2024
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The Secret Garden

An enchanting play about a girl who discovers her true nature.

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Snow in Midsummer

A haunting story about a restless spirit in search of revenge.

<span>Agatha Christie’s</span> <br/>Witness for the Prosecution thumbnail
Agatha Christie’s
Witness for the Prosecution

The best defense is a killer offense.

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