Paul Ledoux

Paul Ledoux is the past chairman of The Playwrights Union of Canada and The Montreal Playwright’s Workshop. He is one of Canada’s most produced creators of musical theatre. Ledoux is known for provocative explorations of the relationship between politics and popular culture as exemplified by the Dora and Chalmers Award-winning Fire, (with David Young) In addition to his 38 plays he is a long-time collaborator with Tanya Mars beginning in 1976 as co-founders of The Powerhouse Performance Space. He has written text for numerous Mars performances and her interactive DVD My Dinner With Woofie. Ledoux also has extensive credits as a director, including the premiere production of Mars’ Pure Hell. He has written more than 150 hours of episodic drama for radio and TV and directed the feature length documentary Here I Am. Published plays: The Bricklin, Cheatin’ Hearts, Fire, Still Desire You, Love Is Strange, The Secret Garden and Anne. He is currently working with John Roby on a new musical, Goodbye Paris and has been commissioned by The Stratford Festival to develop, with composer Allen Cole, an adaptation of the popular novel and television series The Pit Pony.

List of Works