Annabel (Griffiths) Fitzsimmons

Annabel is a playwright and freelance writer.

Annabel co-created and performed in bittergirl with Alison Lawrence and Mary Francis Moore, (also published by Scirocco Drama) which has had sold-out runs in Toronto, in theatres across Canada and in London, England.  The bittergirls also co-wrote the self-help guide Bittergirl: Getting Over Getting Dumped, published by Penguin Canada, Plume U.S. and in Brazil.  Bittergirl - the musical had its world premiere in a sold-out run at the Charlottetown Festival in the summer of 2015 and will be seen in productions at Edmonton's Citadel Theatre, Winnipeg's Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, and at the Arts Club in Vancouver and on tour across the Lower Mainland of B.C. during the 2016-2017 season. 

Annabel co-wrote Flush with Alison and Mary Francis, which premiered at the Toronto Fringe Festival. She and Mary Francis also co-wrote Synrchonecessity, which was featured as part of the SummerWorks Theatre Festival.

Annabel has also created numerous YA and children's plays for the drama programs she has taught over the years.

Her freelance writing has been published in print and online in publications such as Today's Parent; Canadian Family; Wedding Bells; the Toronto Star, and numerous health and wellness websites.

Annabel also runs a mobile yoga, Pilates and meditation studio. She can found at

Twitter: @AnnabelJFitz

Instagram: @AnnabelJFitz