Morris Panych was born in Calgary and grew up in Edmonton, Alberta. He studied at Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, and the University of British Columbia. His plays include Girl in the Goldfish Bowl (2003); Vigil (adapted for the British stage as Auntie and Me); Lawrence & Holloman; The Ends of the Earth; Earshot; 7 Stories; Dishwashers; Still Laughing: Three Adaptations by Morris Panych (2009), Panych's adaptations of The Government Inspector by Nikolai Gogol, Hotel Peccadillo by Georges Feydeau and Mauric Desvallières, and The Amorous Adventures of Anatol by Arthur Schnitzler; The Trespassers (2010) Gordon (2011) and In Absentia (2012). (Picture: Ken MacDonald)
He won the 2004 Governor General's Award for Drama for Girl in the Goldfish Bowl, and the 1994 Governor General's Award for Drama for The Ends of the Earth.
His directing includes some of his own works, including the Prix Italia nominated The Overcoat, plus several music videos and Da Vinci's Inquest.
Morris Panych (born 30 June 1952) is a Canadian playwright, director and actor. Openly gay, Panych married his longtime partner, set designer Ken MacDonald, in 2004. MacDonald met Panych at work more than 30 years ago. “I was actually in a relationship at the time,” the designer confides. “But we became really best friends and just started hanging out. We just had great fun together, and yes, he was very sexy. I never expected that friendship to go there, but then we fell in love.”
7 Stories by Morris Panych
Publisher Talonbooks; 1 edition (January 1, 1990)
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In this fast-paced, sophisticated and hilarious play, a man contemplating suicide on a seventh-storey building ledge confronts the stories of the people who live inside the building. These “seven stories” lead to a charming and surprising ending.
Cast of 2 women and 3 men.
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