Against the Grain Theatre Commissions ‘Identity' song cycle
TORONTO – Premiering as a film in 2022, Against the Grain Theatre (AtG) has commissioned Identity: a Song Cycle for baritone Elliot Madore, by writer and poet Shauntay Grant and composer Dinuk Wijeratne. This song cycle will use original poetry and music to chart the protagonist’s journey of self-discovery. Building on the successes of AtG’s digital projects in 2020 and 2021, this song cycle will premiere as a film in 2022 with the intention to expand for a live-show production.
21 Black Futures premieres on CBC Gem
“What is the future of Blackness?” That urgent question is at the heart of these filmed monodramas written by 21 Black playwrights, directed by 21 Black directors and performed by 21 Black actors. Shauntay Grant's monodrama Beyere premiered on CBC Gem as part of season 1 of Obsidian Theatre's 21 Black Futures project. Click here to watch.
The Bridge published by Playwrights Canada Press
The Bridge available for pre-order from Playwrights Canada Press. Also available at Amazon, Chapters Indigo, and local bookstores.