About the Author

Stephen Orlov


Author

Stephen Orlov is an award-winning dramatist whose plays have been showcased in such major theatre centres as London, Chicago, and Montreal. Stephen co-edited with Samah Sabawi Double Exposure: Plays of the Jewish and Palestinian Diasporas, the first English anthology worldwide in any genre of drama, prose, or poetry by Jewish and Palestinian writers, which won the Patrick O'Neill Award for best Canadian play anthology of 2016 and 2017. His plays include the box-office hits Freeze, Birthmark, Isolated Incident (with Rahul Varma), and his highly acclaimed Sperm Count, Salaam-Shalom, and Bow Ties (with cellist Karen Kaderavek). Stephen has served on the boards of the Playwrights Guild of Canada and Playwrights Canada Press, was President of Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal and resident playwright at the Centaur Theatre. He is currently writing Engagement, the third in his Dual-Diaspora Trilogy.