Sky Gilbert

At Buddies, Mr. Gilbert wrote and directed his own hit plays: The Dressing
Gown (published by the Playwright's Union 1989), Playmurder (published by
Blizzard in 1995), Drag Queen's on Trial (published by Playwright's Canada
Press in 1996), Ban This Show (about the controversial photographer Robert
Mapplethorpe) , Pasolini/Pelosi and Capote At Yaddo (published by Coach
House Press). In 1990 Sky received the Dora Award (Toronto's "Tony") for
playwrighting for his play The Whore's Revenge and in 2012 he received a
Dora for his play The Situationists. In 2014 the City of Toronto named a
street after him: Sky Gilbert Lane.
 
Since leaving Buddies in Bad Times Theatre in 1997, Sky has worked at The
School of English and Theatre Studies at Guelph University where he is now
an Associate Professor.