Hannah Moscovitch — playwright Tarragon past productions: Hannah Moscovitch is an internationally acclaimed playwright whose work have been produced across Canada as well as in the United States, Britain, Ireland, Greece, Japan, Germany, Austria and Australia. Gabriella Albino At Tarragon: Other theatre credits include:
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