“Maggie” to be awarded to Don Fleckser

Earlier today it was announced that the 2010 Maggie Bassett Award will be presented to actor, director and educator Don Fleckser during this month’s Theatre Ontario Festival. More information about the award, including a list of his accomplishments in over 60 years of theatre, is in the full press release.

Mr. Fleckser’s most recent performance was a storytelling revue with Adam Holowitz, who also directed him in last year’s Grimes of the Borough. In coming months he will be directing Marion Johnson’s adaptation of Emma during this year’s Fringe festival, and AlvegoRoot’s October production of Rope.