Music & Lyrics
Known as an actor for 12 seasons at Stratford, 4 roles on Broadway, 2 Dora Awards, Bruce is a produced composer, lyricist and librettist of musicals. Hard Hats, the Musical! at Lunchbox Theatre and Lighthouse Theatre; Wilde Tales was workshopped at the Shaw and Stratford Festivals and was produced in Pittsburgh by PICT Theatre. Bruce has 3 works in development with major theatres across Canada. www.brucedow.com
Matthew is an award winning actor, writer and producer in theatre and television. He has acted on stages across Canada including Shaw, Stratford and Soulpepper. B!tch Island is his tenth play. He studied at McGill University, the National Theatre School of Canada, the Canadian Film Centre and is a founding member of Industry. www.matthewmacfadzean.com
Co-Director / Choreographer
Known for presenting viscerally moving, visually stunning, virtuosic works. He has directed and choreographed at many mainstage theatres including the Shaw Festival, The Segal Centre, Neptune Theatre, and Rainbow Stage (where he was artistic director from 2012-2017). Ray is overjoyed to be working in tandem with co-director Lezlie Wade on this project.. www.rayhogg.com
Co-Director / Dramaturg
Lezlie has directed at many theatres across the country including Theatre Aquarius, the London Grand Theatre, Workshop West, Shaw, and Stratford. She is delighted to be working on this work of satire alongside her colleague and fellow director, Ray Hogg.