Toronto-based writer and librettist Hannah Moscovitch is on the shortlist for this the Siminovitch Prize in Theatre which celebrates excellence in drama.
Moscovitch joins Montreal actress/writer Evelyne de la Cheneliere, Toronto emcee Donna-Michelle St. Bernard and Vancouver writer Marcus Youssef on the list.
The winner gets $75,000 and can choose a protege to receive $25,000.
The Siminovitch Prize rotates on a three-year cycle, honouring theatre professionals in the alternating fields of design, direction, or play writing.
This year’s winner will be announced November 6th in Ottawa.