SOULPEPPER THEATRE MOUNTS ALMIGHTY VOICE AND HIS WIFE
OCTOBER 11 TO NOVEMBER 3, 2019
Daniel’s 1992 classic receives its mainstream remount at Toronto’s prestigious theatre stage, Soulpepper. Their recently hired Artistic Director, Weyni Mengesha, has announced Almighty Voice and His Wife in their Summer/Fall 2019 season, directed by Indigenous artist Jani Lauzon. Do take a moment to listen to Ms Lauzon’s message about her fresh approach to staging this powerful true love story. Indigenous cast features Dora-award winner Michaela Washburn and Craig Lauzon. www.soulpepper.ca
Tickets may be purchased on the Soulpepper website starting at $38.00Cdn The play runs October 11 – November 3, 2019.
RECENT PUBLICATION RELEASES…
DANIEL’S POEM PUBLISHED IN THE BEST CANADIAN POETRY 2018 COLLECTION!
The Amerindian in the Godzilla Suit is included in The Best Canadian Poetry in English : Tenth Anniversary Edition 2018, edited by Molly Peacock and Anita Lahey, Tightrope Books, Toronto ON July 2018. ISBN: 9781988040349 $24.95 CDN.
AN INTRO TO INDIAN ACT: RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL PLAYS
Edited by D M St Bernard
Daniel is honoured to be ‘theatre elder’ to Donna-Michelle St. Bernard and delighted to write a short essay, Minnie After The Mush Hole, A Dialogue, as his Introduction for Indian Act: Residential School Plays. St. Bernard has edited this important collection of works by indigenous playwrights Michael Greyeyes, Tara Beagan, Drew Hayden Taylor and others. Playwrights Canada Press, Toronto, June 2018 ISBN 9781770919143 $29.95CDN
ALEXANDER STREET PUBLISHES 9 PLAYS ONLINE
Daniel has nine selected plays from his works included in Native American Indian Drama, a collection of more than 200 plays representing the stories and creative energies of American Indian and First Nations playwrights of the 20th century. This unique, web-based publication contains full text plays with detailed, fielded information on related publications, theatres, production companies and more. The database also includes the Native Playwrights’ Newsletter, a unique resource, containing a wealth of original essays, articles, photographs, interviews, reviews and production information related to the plays. Available by subscription or one-time purchase at http://alexanderstreet.com
APPOINTMENTS & WORKS IN PROGRESS…
The Advisory Board of Oskana Poetry and Poetics book series of the University of Regina Press has appointed Daniel as a Member (2016).
EXILE, The Literary Quarterly has appointed Daniel David Moses as a Contributing Editor. Discover this exciting all-Canadian magazine at www.ExileQuarterly.com!
Journey of Peace Tree Planting and Dedication, The Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, ON, August 4, 2005, included Planting a Tree in August, a poem, inscribed on four granite markers at the feet of white pine saplings surrounding a bench to establish a peace garden, in memory of the people of Hiroshima and the students of residential schools, part of a long term collaboration with ElizaBeth Hill and Shelley Niro to explore the Iroquoian traditions of peace in the contemporary world.
ONLINE BLOGS, MUSINGS AND CONNECTIONS…
Diaspora Dialogues features Daniel…sparks a Globe and Mail blog:
Colleague & Fellow Poet/Playwright Vera Manuel
The late Indigenous writer, Vera Manuel, devoted her life to encouraging others to free themselves through the use of their personal voices.
The PUBLIC THEATER’S NATIVE THEATER FESTIVAL (New York City)