About Diane Grant

Diane Grant is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter, whose film Too Much Oregano won the Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize.

She was a co-founder of Redlight Theatre, the first professional women's theatre in Canada. Her plays, which have been produced and published in the US, Canada, Italy, the British Virgin Islands, Hong Kong and Iran, include Sunday Dinner (now translated into Farsi and Italian), What Glorious Times They Had, Sex and Violence, Has Anybody Here Seen Roy?, Rondo a la Condo, A Dog's Life, The Piaggi Suite and The Last Of The Daytons, which won Best Play at PlayFest Santa Barbara in 2017.

Her musical adaptation of Kenneth Grahame's The Wind In The Willows was produced by Theatre Palisades Youth in 2010. A non-musical version is also published by YouthPlays.com.

Will To Win, a documentary on the Southern California Shakespeare Festival, written by Ms. Grant and produced by filmmaker Kerry Feltham, was acclaimed by the Folger Shakespeare Library in 2007 and is recommended by the Royal Shakespeare Company of London.

Ms. Grant has performed Off Broadway, at the Stratford Festival and the National Arts Centre of Canada. She's a member of The Dramatists Guild, The Playwrights Guild of Canada, The International Center for Women Playwrights, a member of the lafi, is co-producer of the Palisades Playwrights Festival and Vice-Chair of the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights.


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