Prof Featured in Globe and Mail
May 14, 2010 - In the News
Today's Globe and Mail features an opinion/editorial by theatre studies professor Sky Gilbert commenting on a recent Newsweek article about how gay actors aren't capable of playing straight characters.
Gilbert is an award-winning playwright, filmmaker, poet, author and director. He is the former artistic director of Toronto’s Buddies in Bad Times Theatre and, in 2007, he launched Hammertheatre, a new theatre company in Hamilton. He has published numerous plays, two collections of poetry, five novels and a theatre memoir. His plays have been produced around the world and in 2005 he was awarded the Silver Ticket Award by the Toronto Theatre Alliance for his career accomplishments and for nurturing the development of Canadian theatre.