Liam SAlmon

Playwright, Producer, Dramaturge, Educator

May 1, 2019

  • Makram Ayache: The Hooves Belonged to the Deer

  • Elena Eli Belyea: Let Me Keep Opening This Moment

  • Brett Dahl: Pretty Ugly

  • Émanuel Dubbeldam: À vendre

  • Dale Lee Kwong: Ai Yah! Open the Door

  • Natalie Meisner: Legislating Love: The Everett Klippe...

April 22, 2019

A couple of days ago, my latest entry in the 'emerging across Canada series' was published by intermission magazine. 

See the article here:

January 10, 2019

(pictured: a desk in process)  

I have the incredible privilege working with Heather Inglis and and incredibly talented cast of actors this week: Jacob Halloway, Troy O'Donnell, Mieko Ouchi, Andrea Ruschin, Luc Tellier, Melissa Thingelstad, Kiana Woo, and Silverius...

January 1, 2019

Call for submissions!! 

In partnership with Cardiac Theatre and What It Is Productions , we're looking for 12 queer writers to fill 2020 with queer radio plays! 

For more information:

December 21, 2018

 Liam's tiny play 'ALL THE WAY TO PLUTO' will be read as part of Tiny Bear Jaw's fundraising night. Swing on by + see some great works. 

October 12, 2018

 Over the past few weeks I had the privilege of speaking to an amazing group of 'emerging' theatre artists based across western Canada. We talked about their practice, we talked about their hopes and fears, we talked about a lot of stuff. The following link distills su...

August 2, 2018


"Last night, before the closing performance of the 2018 NNPF, the NewMarket National Playwriting Awards were announced.

1st Place: Peter Cavell, Hero

2nd Place: Janet Kish, The Kiss

3rd Place: Liam Salmon, Clytemnestra

Congratulations to our 24 finalists for their o...

July 4, 2018

My 10 minute play 'Clytemnestra' will be presented from 26 - 29th at a 10 Minute Play Festival in Newmarket Ontario. "After sacrificing his daughter to the gods, Agamemnon returns to his wife's waiting arms."

This also happens to be a sequel to the play 'Iphigenia' that...

April 24, 2018

 My play 'The Words We Do Not Have' is going to be presented as part of the National Theatre School of Canada's New Words Festival. The run is from April 28th - May 5th. 

It's an exciting conclusion to my three years studying and is entirely student driven. 


March 28, 2018

Third Prize, The Gladys Cameron Watt Award (sponsored by the Ottawa Chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women):

Watch Me Drown by Liam Salmon (Edmonton, Alberta)

Adjudicator’s comments for Watch Me Drown:

  • “A painful past surges to surface and fo...

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