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Joseph Shragge

His text for Fuck You! You Fucking Perv!, in collaboration with Leslie Baker, won the 2017 META for Best Independent Production after its run at Théâtre La Licorne, translated by Fanny Britt. His play Bar Kapra the Squirrel Hunter was workshopped at the Montreal Fringe Festival with director Alison Darcy (nominated for Best New Text) and produced in 2016 with director Andreas Apergis (META nominated for Outstanding New Text). His Ubu-esque puppet-epic The Heretics of Bohemia was produced at the Segal Centre. Working with director Andreas Apergis and Lynn Kozak, he adapted Euripides’ Medea (Winner Mecca Best Production), and The Bacchae (Winner META Best Production), and recently Sophocles’ Oedipus all of which were performed at the Centaur Theatre’s Brave New Looks initiative. His adaptation of Roswitha’s of Gandersheim’s Sapientia, based on a literal translation from the Latin by Lynn Kozak, was developed by Mia van Leeuwen as object theatre and presented at festivals in Western Canada. His work has appeared in Matrix Magazine, the Capilano Review and other publications.

Books written by Joseph Shragge