Hannah Moscovitch is an acclaimed Canadian playwright and TV writer. Her work for the stage has been widely produced in Canada as well as internationally. Hannah been honoured with numerous awards for her theatre work, including the Trillium Book Award, both the Herald Angel and a Scotsburn Fringe First at the Edinburgh Festival, the Nova Scotia MasterWorks Award, and the prestigious Windham-Campbell Prize administered by Yale. She’s been a finalist for the international Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and twice for the Governor General’s Award.
Hannah’s music-theatre hybrid Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story (co-created with Christian Barry and Ben Caplan) played at both 59E59 Theatres off-Broadway and at the International Edinburgh Fringe Festival where it garnered a landslide of critical praise, including more than fifty four- and five-star reviews, becoming a TimeOut and New York Times Critic’s Pick and receiving six Drama Desk Award nominations. Before the pandemic hit, Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story had been touring internationally for two years.
Hannah’s other writing for the stage includes Post-Democracy, Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes, East of Berlin, Bunny, What a Young Wife Ought to Know, The Russian Play, This is War, Infinity, and Little One. In 2018, Hannah debuted her first confessional work for the stage, Secret Life of a Mother, at The Theatre Centre in Toronto, co-created by Ann-Marie Kerr and Maev Beaty, to critical acclaim and sold out houses.
Hannah is playwright-in-residence at Tarragon Theatre in Toronto.