Mary Francis Moore is an award-winning director, playwright and dramaturg. Recognized for championing new works, Mary Francis has dramaturged and directed numerous plays that have toured across Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. She has also developed several new musicals with established recording artists Johnny Reid, Amy Sky, Twin Flames and the Estate of Rita MacNeil. Her directing credits at Theatre Aquarius in Hamilton, ON, where she currently serves as Artistic Director, include: The Hours That Remain, Hairspray: The Broadway Musical and Home for The Holidays. She co-wrote the smash-hit play Bittergirl with fellow collaborators, Annabel Fitzsimmons and Alison Lawrence. This acclaimed show was produced across Canada (including Theatre Aquarius), London UK, and showcased in NYC.