Tami Canaday


A magical office gift reveals a secret shared by two co-workers in Tami Canaday's short holiday play Freckles and Whiskers.

Freckles and Whiskers is currently featured in One Night Stand Theater's free online audio show, "Beyond the Works."

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Coming Soon:

A full production of Tami's new play, Riot Confidential, by Mr. Vulfran's Carriage Productions at Theatre 29.


Tami's play 

No Longer a Maiden is published in Stonecoast Review Literary Journal, Issue 13.

To what lengths would you go in dealing with a nuisance neighbor? Tami Canaday's Mrs.Green explores the limits of humanity in the throes of a world crisis.

Mrs.Green, a comedic podcast play, opens 

Friday, Nov. 12, at

Jakespeare Virtual

Theatre Company

and on Spotify.

An interview with Tami follows the play.



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.


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.


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



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Tami Canaday has written over forty-five 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 on stages across the country 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. She is affiliated with Theater 29 in Denver.      

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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