Bio

Mark Crawford is an actor and playwright.

Mark’s first play, Stag and Doe, premiered at the Blyth Festival in 2014. Stag and Doe has quickly become one of the most-produced Canadian plays of the decade, with nine professional productions since its premiere.

Bed and Breakfast, premiered in 2015 at the Thousand Islands Playhouse, where it broke box office records as the best-selling show in the history of their Firehall Theatre. Bed and Breakfast had productions at Centaur Theatre and Belfry Theatre in 2017.

The Birds and the Bees, premiered in 2016 at the Blyth Festival. It has been produced at Port Stanley Festival Theatre, Prairie Theatre Exchange, Victoria Playhouse Petrolia, Victoria Playhouse PEI, and Thousand Islands Playhouse, with more productions lined up for the next year.

In 2017, produced the world premiere of Mark’s play for young audiences, Boys, Girls, and Other Mythological Creatures.

Stag and Doe and Bed and Breakfast are published as a two-play volume by Scirocco Drama. The Birds and the Bees is also published by Scirocco and available as of October, 2017.

As an actor, Mark has performed at theatres across Canada. A graduate of the University of Toronto and Sheridan College, he grew up on his family’s beef farm near Glencoe, Ontario. He now lives in Stratford.

Connect with Me

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Awards

  • Mark’s play ‘Bed and Breakfast‘ was short-listed for the Stage West Pechet Family Comedy Award

Published Works

(Praise for Stag and Doe) Well written and blissfully funny, Crawford’s play is sure to have a long life throughout Ontario and beyond.

Stage Door (Listed as one of the Top Shows of 2014)