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  • Liam Salmon

Ottawa Little Theatre’s 77th National One-Act Playwriting Competition Winners

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 forces a group of friends to face brutal truths in this artful exploration of appropriation and responsibility.” – Bobby Theodore

  • “A highly inventive treatment of contemporary shaming and homophobia through the imaginative lens of art.” – Robin C. Whittaker

  • “A startling and memorable story with tightly created and believable characters.” – Robin C. Whittaker

  • “A highly theatrical journey into intense, thought-provoking questions of consent, friendship, and queer identity.” – Gordon Portman

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