Sunny Drake
Writer. Creator. Producer.

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This theatrical podcast is a worldwide tour for your ears - minus the carbon footprint and lost luggage. Audio dramas from 9 creative teams around the globe will entertain as well as explore our climate crisis. And maybe even what could get us out.

All episodes now launched: listen here or wherever you get your podcasts.

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Every Little Nookie

World premiere at the Stratford Festival 2022: WE DARE YOU TO TRY IT – THE PLAY, THAT IS. When a suburban boomer couple return home to find their queer millennial daughter, Annabel, hosting a swingers’ party to make cash, they’re forced to question the state of their marriage. Annabel, in turn, must ponder her own future when she adds a new relationship to her chosen family of polyamorous and platonic roommates. In this high-spirited sex romp, it’s not just the earth that moves, as shifting paradigms encourage new possibilities, both personal and political.

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Every Little Nookie
Men Express Their Feelings

Men Express Their Feelings

Theatre

A comedy about hockey, culture and relationships. Two dads and their sons are sequestered to a hockey rink dressing room to sort out an incident. Amidst a series of wild misunderstandings and ridiculous antics, these guys get to know each other and themselves a whole lot better, while redefining what it means to WIN. MEN EXPRESS THEIR FEELINGS premiered in Calgary in 2020 with Downstage, with the generous support of Hit & Myth Productions, then had a Vancouer production in 2022 with Zee Zee Theatre. It is now a 3 episode audio drama - listen below!

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Men Express Their Feelings
Child-Ish Homepage

Child-Ish Homepage

ON NOW IN VANCOUVER! Adults speak children’s exact words about love, life, and the world in this fresh verbatim work. Drawn from interviews with over 40 whip-smart and brutally honest children, a dynamite adult cast allows an adult audience to hear kids’ ideas and experiences anew. The results are surprising, hilarious, and moving. The latest addition to the CHILD-ish universe is the CHILD-ish web series, which you can watch online below!

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"One of Canada's brightest playwrights"

- Broadway World
Canada

“Theatrically sophisticated and accomplished"

- RealTime
Australia

“Dazzling, unique, creative and innovative”

- Calgary Sun
Canada

AboutSunny

Sunny is a writer and creator for theatre and TV.
His  award-winning and inventive theatre works have been presented in over 60 cities across the world and translated into 4 languages. His wide range of audiences have spanned international arts festivals, queers in underground warehouses, seniors in regional theatres and youth in drop-in centres.

Photo credit: Luis Mora. Thanks to the Metcalf Foundation.

“Stories are the foundation of everything, including what we think is possible for ourselves and our planet. I aim to unmask the stories that keep us small and create new ones to call us into a different future”

- Sunny Drake

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Signal Awards winner!
October 10, 2023

Signal Awards winner!

More podcast awards wins for Climate Change & Other Small Talk!
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