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Daniel Brooks

Daniel Brooks was an accomplished director, writer, actor, and teacher, considered to be one of the foremost theatre artists of his generation. He served as co-director of the Augusta Company and da da camera, and as Artistic Director of Toronto’s Necessary Angel Theatre Company. Daniel’s plays include The Return of Pokey JonesThe Noam Chomsky Lectures (with Guillermo Verdecchia, The Lorca Play (with Daniel MacIvor, Here Lies Henry (with MacIvor,) Insomnia (with Verdecchia,) This is What Happens Next (with MacIvor,) The Aleph (with Diego Matamoros,) 40 Days and Forty Nights (with Kim Collier,) and The Full Light of Day (with Collier). Brooks won several awards, including the Chalmers Award, the Dora Mavor Moore Award, the Edinburgh Fringe First Award, and the Capital Critics Circle Award. In 2001, he received the first Siminovitch Prize in Theatre. Daniel died in the spring of 2023.

Books by Daniel Brooks