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Kate Hennig

Kate Hennig is a multi-award-winning theatre artist: a playwright, performer, teacher, and associate artistic director of the Shaw Festival. Kate’s first published play, The Last Wife, which premiered at the Stratford Festival in 2015, was met with rave reviews and has had six subsequent productions with another four productions scheduled. The Virgin Trial, the second play in the Tudor queens series, played to sellout audiences, critical acclaim, and an extended run. Kate is currently writing Mother’s Daughter, which will round out the trilogy. Kate adapted Oscar Wilde’s stories for children as Wilde Tales for the 2017 Shaw Festival season. Born in England and raised in Alberta, she lives and writes in Stratford, Ontario.

Kate Hennig