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Daniel MacIvor

DANIEL MACIVOR

  (1962 - )

Nationality:    Canadian
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Literary Agent:    Gary Goddard Agency Ltd  represented by Pam Winter

Daniel was born on July 23rd 1962 in Sydney, Nova ScotiA. educated at Dalhousie University, Halifax and George Brown College, Toronto. He founded the da da kamera Theatre group. He is artist in residence for Buddies in Bad Times. as well as being a playwright he has written and directed several films - as well as appearing on television and in films as an actor.

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        2-2 Tango         Arigato, Tokyo         Beautiful View, A         Best Brothers, The         Bingo!         Cul De Sac         Here Lies Henry         His Greatness         House         How It Works         Humans         In On It         Lorca Play         Marion Bridge         Monster         Never Swim Alone         Nevercracked         See Bob Run         Sleeproom         Soldier Dreams, The         Somewhere I Have Never Travelled         theatre Omaha's Production Of the Sound Of Music         This Is A Play         Trigger         Wild Abandon         Yes I Am And Who Are You?         You Are Here



2-2 Tango

Synopsis:
a two man one man show

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Playwrights Co-op, Toronto,    -

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Genre:
Play One act. - - Gay, one act

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Male:  3            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Arigato, Tokyo

Arigato, Tokyo
A Canadian professor in Tokyo is drawn into a world of obsession with a Noh actor

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1st Produced:
Buddies In Bad Times    16 Mar 2013

Organisations:
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1st Published:
Playwrights Canada Press 2013   978-1770911871

Music:
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Genre:
Gay, full length

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Beautiful View, A

Beautiful View, A
after an intense romantic encounter, two women decide that they must part. as the years move on they try to reconnect

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1st Produced:
Taragon Theatre, Toronto    2009

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1st Published:
Contained in "I Still Love You" published by Playwrights Canada Press   978-0887548581

Music:
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Genre:
Lesbian, full length

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Best Brothers, The

Best Brothers, The
When their mother dies at a Gay Pride march brothers Hamilton and Kyle are left to look after dog an Italian Greyhound. But will the warring brothers be able to stop fighting look after the dog, write the obituary notice and an eulogy?

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Playwrights Canada Press 2013   978-1770911543

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Genre:
Drama

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Bingo!

Bingo!
Five classmates have their thirty year renunion. As the night wears on and alchohol is consumed secrets and passions ise to the surface

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1st Published:
Playwrights Canada Press 2011   978-1770910003

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Genre:
Drama

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Cul De Sac

Cul De Sac
Located in a suburban street, some of the residents have pretensions to changing their road sign from 'dead end' to 'cul-de-sac', it belongs to an established form of character acting-cum-story telling.

Notes:
by Daniel MacIvor And Daniel Brooks

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1st Published:
Talon Books, 2005   978-0889225152

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Genre:
Piece

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Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Here Lies Henry

Here Lies Henry
Henry is a liar. For instance he is known as Tom to most people

Notes:
written by Brooks, Daniel And Macivor, Daniel

1st Produced:
Toronto    1995

Organisations:
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1st Published:
Contained in: "alone On Stage: Solo Plays For Men" Playwrights Canada Press (April 1, 2007)   978-0887548789

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Genre:
Surreal Comedy Drama Comedy. - - Gay, full length

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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His Greatness

Synopsis:
Based on a potentially true story about two days in the last years of the life of the Great American Playwright Tennessee Williams

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1st Produced:
the Cherry Lane Theatre, New York International Fringe Festival    2009

Organisations:
Lyric Productions

1st Published:
Playwrights Canada Press (September 1, 2009)   978-0887548291

Music:
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Genre:
1h 55m Drama Comedy

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  1            Other:  -

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House

House
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Notes:
performed with Humans As House/Humans

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1st Published:
Playwrights Canada Press (January 1, 1997)   978-0887545214

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Genre:
Play One act

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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How It Works

How It Works
al his ex-wife, new partner and daughter

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1st Published:
Scirocco Books   978-1897289075

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Humans

Humans
Victor's Mother is possessed by the devil. His Father is the saddest man in the world. His sister is in love with a dog. . ...

Notes:
performed with House As House/Humans

1st Produced:
Toronto    1992

Organisations:
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1st Published:
Playwrights Canada Press (January 1, 1997)   978-0887545214

Music:
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Genre:
Comedy One act

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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In On It

In On It
a man is dying and two lovers are drifting apart as the acots act scenes from a play in progress and argue about the Dramatic development

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1st Produced:

Organisations:
Da Da Kamera

1st Published:
Playwrights Co-op, Toronto,    978-1896239811

Music:
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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Lorca Play

Synopsis:
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Notes:
Written by Daniel Brooks And Daniel MacIvor

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Genre:
Play/Drama

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Marion Bridge

Marion Bridge
a story of three sisters' struggle to reconnect. Past longings are revealed, choices examined, and hope surfaces as they consider building a new life from fragments of the old

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1st Published:
Talon Books, Vancouver, BC, 1999   978-0889225527

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Monster

Monster
a young boy tells the story of a neighbour, also a young boy, who hacked his Father to pieces in the cellar. al and Jannine are lovers, they quarrel but decide to get married after seeing a film about a young boy who hacks his Father to pieces in the cellar.

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1st Produced:
Du Maurier World Stage, Toronto    1998

Organisations:
da da Kamera

1st Published:
Playwrights Co-op, Toronto,    978-1896239552

Music:
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Genre:
Monologue play Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Never Swim Alone

Never Swim Alone
Two friends. a girl with a secret from their past. Who's taller? Who's got the "bigger"? and who has the gun? a comedy. . . in 13 rounds

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1st Produced:
Toronto    1991

Organisations:
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1st Published:
in Macivor: Two Plays, Playwrights Canada Press,    978-0887545246

Music:
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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Nevercracked

Synopsis:
an off-kilter cooking show, followed by a desperate contest between men in neckties. a comedic double bill including Daniel MacIvor's award-winning NeVeR SWIM aLONe, in which old buddies compete in fast-paced absurdist battles of wits, one-ups, and manliness. also featuring the world premiere of CRaCKeD by acclaimed DC playwright Gwydion Suilebhan, a short solo play starring a woman, an audience, and an egg.

Notes:
written by Daniel MacIvor And Gwydion Suilebhan

1st Produced:
Mainstage Theater, NY (Midtown International Theatre Festival)    2009

Organisations:
Intentional Theater Group and Carissa Baker

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Genre:
80 minutes

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See Bob Run

See Bob Run
Bob is on the run from a severely dysfunctional family, a bitch of a best girlfriend, and a rock-n-roll beau who's apparently a pretty bad songwriter. Framing the story is a fairy tale, in which Bob casts herself as a poor, misunderstood princess beset by forces beyond her control, longing for comfort of her father's touch.
Eric Winick , nytheatre.com

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1st Produced:
New York    2000

Organisations:
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1st Published:
Playwrights Co-op, Toronto,    978-0887544866

Music:
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Genre:
One act

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Sleeproom

Synopsis:
the mind cotrol experiments of a Dr Cameron

Notes:
Written by Robin Fulford; Sally Clark; Daniel MacIvor; John Mighton

1st Produced:
Platform 9 theatre    1992

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Soldier Dreams, The

Synopsis:
the family of a a man dying with aIDS gather around his bedside whilst he dreams of his past life.

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1st Published:
Playwrights Co-op, Toronto,    -

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Genre:
Play/Drama 80 min. - - AIDS, full length

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Somewhere I Have Never Travelled

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Genre:
Play/Drama

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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theatre Omaha's Production Of the Sound Of Music

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1st Published:
Playwrights Co-op, Toronto,    -

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Genre:
Play/Drama

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Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

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This Is A Play

This Is A Play
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1st Produced:
Toronto    1991

Organisations:
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1st Published:
in Macivor: Two Plays, Playwrights Canada Press,    978-0887545246

Music:
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Genre:
Play One act. - - Gay, theme/character one act

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  voice

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Trigger

Trigger
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1st Published:
Scirocco Drama 2012   978-1897289808

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Genre:
Drama

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Wild Abandon

Wild Abandon
Wild abandon is play about Steve, a man who thinks he's alone in the world. Steve is the guide on a dark, introspective journey that is visceral, humbling and hilarious, from dancing to crazy women to a guy named Crab.
- press release

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1st Published:
Playwrights Co-op, Toronto,    978-0887544866

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Genre:
Comedy One act

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Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Yes I Am And Who Are You?

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Play/Drama

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You Are Here

Synopsis:
Journalist, alison, recounts her life

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1st Published:
Playwrights Co-op, Toronto,    -

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Play/Drama

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