Graham Isador

Graham Isador is a writer and theatre creator based out of Toronto. He trained as a part of the playwright unit at Soulpepper Theatre. Isador's work has appeared at VICE, The Risk Podcast, and the punk rock satire site The Hard Times, among other places.

Latest from Graham Isador

How a former mining town in northern Quebec started one of Canada's most eclectic music festivals

Festival de Musique Emergente annually enlivens a region with musical acts from around the world.

How to Bee explores beekeeping, father-daughter relationships, and chronic illness

A beekeeping project became a way for a filmmaker and her dad to come to terms with the thing that no one wanted to talk about.

What do kids know about love that adults don't? CHILD-ISH aims to answer that question

Sunny Drake's new experimental performance project debuts at Summerworks this week.

Canadians in Scotland: A guide to Canucks at Edinburgh's world-renowned Fringe Festival

CanadaHub showcases some of our country's most innovative and critically acclaimed theater projects.

A love letter to the lost art of browsing: This 'escape room' plunges you into VHS nostalgia

The Tape Escape — the latest project from immersive theatre company Outside the March — is a narrative take on the escape room.

How this evolving performance about second-generation Chinese Canadians is changing its creators

As En Lai Mah and Jasmine Chen work on The Mother Tongue Project, they find themselves — and the piece — growing.

This playwright is trying to unionize Foodora — while writing about one of Canada's biggest strikes

100 years ago, more than half Winnipeg's workers walked off the job. Thomas McKechnie sees plenty of parallels between those struggles and today's.

LGBTQ people are often excluded from the hockey world — this art makes the invisible visible

Adrienne Crossman wants us to rethink the straight white male-dominated narrative of our national sport.

Canadian stand-up comedians just rallied against Just For Laughs — and won

Not so fast! When the company threatened to slash a main source of income for comics, the community came together to fight back.

The path to happiness isn't linear — but PUP turn life's miseries into blisteringly honest punk

Being at the top of their career doesn't shield the Toronto punk heroes from the realities of mental health struggles.

You're not alone: Women share powerful stories of infertility and pregnancy loss in this new book

Curated essay collection "Through, Not Around" offers solace and solidarity around a subject that is still tragically taboo.

'We wanted to make a lesbian Spice World in Toronto': How web series Barbelle breaks queer barriers

The cult hit has been an opportunity for creators Karen Knox and Gwen Cumyn to share the kinds of narratives they felt were missing from queer representation.

After being racially profiled twice by German police, Kae Sun decided it was time to speak out

Germany has been a frequent home for the Ghanaian-Canadian musician — but he's ringing the alarm after repeatedly being targeted because of his skin colour.

Inspired by a wave of Indigenous creativity, Evan Redsky left punk music to tell his own stories

After gaining success as part of the band Single Mothers, Redsky is stepping out solo and reconnecting with his roots.

Balaklava Blues is a musical meditation of hope against the backdrop of Ukraine's chaos

Mark and Marichka Marczyk's new stage show is an earnest and engaging reflection on post traumatic stress and the attempts we make to move forward.