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Tami Canaday

PLAYWRIGHT

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Tami's play Jeremiah will have its world premiere at Benchmark Theatre in Lakewood, Colorado, August 11 – September 2, 2023.

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Tami's experimental play Public Duty,  dealing with the ambivalence of the time surrounding the Vietnam war, is published in an anthology by Qutub Minar Review.

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Tami's play 
No Longer a Maiden is published in Stonecoast Review Literary Journal, Issue 13.

Mrs.Green, a comedic podcast play, can be found at

Jakespeare Virtual

Theatre Company

and on Spotify.

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IN THE PRESS

The full effect [of Uncle Rooster], like a children's story gone horribly wrong, is a dystopic cartoon world where things don't quite fit together, where value and morality reveal intrinsic dissonances, and any possibility of a peaceful, just resolution disappears.

LIVING ARTS CHRONICLE

On press night, the crowd favorite seemed 
to be Tami Canaday's 'Liver for Dinner,' a surreal play that demonstrates the impact of how something is said. It is intriguing.

DENVER POST

 'Santa' [Tells a Story] is an amusing glimpse 
at an unsettling urban experience.

DENVER POST

BIO

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Tami Canaday has written stage plays that have been performed in the U.S., Canada, and Japan. Her literary work has been featured in The Best Stage Scenes, The Best Women’s Stage Monologues, The Good Ear Review, Young Women’s Monologues from Contemporary Plays, Singular Voices, and Stonecoast Review among others.     

Tami’s plays have been the official selections for the Athena Project, the Western Playwrights Showcase, Boulder Acting Group, Sonoma County Repertory Theatre’s New Drama Works, New York International Fringe Festival, and the Colorado Women’s Playwright Festival. Her plays have been performed in theatres including the Left Theatre, the Changing Scene, the Luminous Group Theatre,  Buckham Alley Theatre, Source Theatre Company, Brick Theatre, and the Producer’s Club in New York City. She was dramaturg and contributing writer for Bingo Boyz: Columbine, which received the Denver Post’s Ovation Award for best new work. Count Down to Zero Theatre in Denver commissioned and produced the play Uncle Rooster 
in Denver and New York.

Tami graduated from the University of Nebraska with degrees in English and History. She has a Master of Arts in History from Colorado State University. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild.

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