Marie Beath Badian is an award-winning Filipinx Canadian playwright based in T’Karonto (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).
Her plays include Prairie Nurse (The Blyth Festival), The Waltz (Factory
Theatre), The Best Friend Blanket Fort Show (Young People’s Theatre),
The Making of St. Jerome (Next Stage Theatre Festival), Mind Over Matter (Convergence Theatre), and Novena (UnoFestival Victoria). She is the recipient of the 2022 Playwrights Guild of Canada Drama Award for her
play Common: A Trilogy.
Marie Beath is a two-time alumnus of the Banff Playwrights Lab. She has
developed work in the playwright units of Cahoots Theatre Company,
Tarragon Theatre, Soulpepper Playwrights Circle, and Factory Theatre.
She was the playwright-in-residence at fu-GEN Asian Canadian Theatre
Company, Project:Humanity, and the Blyth Festival.