About the Author

Tawiah M’Carthy


Author

Tawiah M’Carthy is an Akuapem Larteh, Ghanaian-born, theatre artist and professional. He is a founding member of Blue Bird Theatre Collective and Saga Collectif. Tawiah’s playwright/creator/performer credits include The Kente Cloth, Obaaberima (2013 Dora Award winner for Best Production), and Maanomaa, My Brother. He was a Metcalf Artistic Director Intern and programming curator for the 2019/20 Festival of Ideas and Creation at Canadian Stage. He has worked with various arts organizations across the country including Obsidian Theatre, Shaw Festival Theatre, Stratford Festival, Factory Theatre, the National Arts Centre, the Cultch, and Buddies in Bad Times. Tawiah is a Dora Award-nominated playwright and performer. He trained at York University and is currently the Artist Outreach and Development Coordinator at Canadian Stage. He lives in Toronto.