Janet Munsil

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Janet Munsil is a diminutive, bespectacled playwright, who lives in Victoria, BC.


Munsil is the Artistic Director and Festival Producer of Intrepid Theatre - producers of Uno Fest, the Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival, and Winterlab - where she has worked since 1992.

She is a graduate of the University of Victoria's Phoenix Theatre program.


  • The Ugly Duchess
  • Emphysema (a love story) UK Title: Smoking with Lulu
  • Be Still
  • Circus Fire
  • Influence
  • That Elusive Spark
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • I Have Seen Beautiful Jim Key


  • Victoria Critics Choice Award for Best Play, Best Production Circus Fire
  • Monday Magazine M Award Best Overall Production - Circus Fire
  • Victoria Critic's Choice Award for Best New Play - That Elusive Spark
  • 2013: Calgary Theatre Critics Award for Best Play - Pride and Prejudice


  • Jessie Awards: Outstanding Original Play or Musical: Small Theatre - Be Still
  • Jessie Awards: Sydney Risk Award for Outstanding Original Play by an Emerging Playwright - Be Still
  • 2014: Governor General's Award for Drama - That Elusive Spark

External Links


Pride and Prejudice Adaptation Website