Charlotte Corbeil-Coleman

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Charlotte Corbeil-Coleman is a Canadian playwright, screenwriter and actress. Her 2008 play, Scratch, was nominated for the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New Play in 2009, was a prizewinner in the Herman Voaden Playwriting Competition,[1] and was a shortlisted nominee for the Governor General's Award for English-language drama at the 2010 Governor General's Awards.[2] She has also been a writer for the Showcase drama King and the CBC Radio drama series Afghanada.

In addition to Scratch, Corbeil-Coleman's work as a playwright includes The End of Pretending (2001); Highway 63: The Fort Mac Show (2009); The CN Tower Show (2012); and Sudden Death (2013).

The daughter of novelist Carole Corbeil and actor Layne Coleman,[3] she has also had acting roles in television, including the series Blue Murder and Show Me Yours. In 2005 she appeared in the television film Mayday.


  1. ^ "A matter of lice and death". The Globe and Mail, October 14, 2008.
  2. ^ "Complete list: The 2010 Governor General's Literary Awards". The Globe and Mail, October 13, 2010.
  3. ^ "A very personal family drama". Toronto Star, October 4, 2008.