Tawiah M’Carthy

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Tawiah M’Carthy is a Ghanaian born, Toronto based theatre practitioner, notable as a director, playwright and performer. Directing credits include Fairview (Canadian Stage / Obsidian Theatre), Death and the King’s Horseman (Stratford Festival) and Rihannaboi95 (Young People’s Theatre). Playwright/Creator credits include Maanomaa, My Brother (Blue Bird Theatre Collective), Black Boys (Saga Collectif), Obaaberima (Buddies in Bad Times Theatre) and Yɛn Ara Asaase Ni (21 Black Futures, Obsidian Theatre). Performing credits include Sizwe in Sizwe Banzi Is Dead (Soulpepper Theatre). Tawiah is a co-artistic director of Blue Bird Theatre Collective and has worked with various organizations across Canada including, National Arts Center, Shaw Theatre Festival and MTSpace. Tawiah is a multi Dora-nominated playwright and performer.