She is a Toronto Theatre Critics’ Award winner, multiple Dora Award winner and many time nominee in both performance and writing, referred to as “the excellent Maev Beaty” by the New York Times.
“There’s no better way to spend time in a theatre than with the incandescent Maev Beaty.”
Maev Beaty is a critically-acclaimed and sought after actor, writer, creator and voice-over artist.
"Secret Life of a Mother, co-created with Hannah Moscovitch, Ann-Marie Kerr and Marinda de Beer is now available in published form.
The raw and untold secrets of pregnancy, miscarriage, childbirth, and mothering are revealed in this true story of motherhood for the twenty-first century. A playwright writes an exposé of modern motherhood full of her own darkly funny confessions and taboo-breaking truths. One of her real-life friends, an actress, performs the piece, and through it her own experiences of motherhood start to surface. These mothers are not the butts of jokes, the villains, or the perfect angels of a household. Uplifting and full of love, Secret Life of a Mother is a generous and powerful act of truth-telling for anyone who has thought about, been, loved, known—or come from—a mother.
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“Maev Beaty confirms in this role the long-standing suspicion that she is the classical comedienne of her generation, wittily and charmingly in command of everything she says and does.”
“The excellent Maev Beaty”
New York Times
“Beaty is just astonishing, a blond virago whose lanky limbs and throaty voice make her seem like a latter-day Valkyrie, capable of anything.”
“She’s just formidable. A woman to reckon with. It’s a glorious performance.”
Maev Beaty has originated roles in over two dozen Canadian premieres, including Hannah Moscovitch’s Bunny, Kate Hennig’s The Last Wife, Michael Healey’s Proud and The Front Page.
Maev Beaty has interpreted lead roles in classics across the country and over several seasons at the Stratford Festival including: Hamlet, King Lear, Death and the King’s Horseman and She Stoops to Conquer.
Maev Beaty has co-written and co-created award winning original theatre including Secret Life of a Mother, Montparnasse and Dance of the Red Skirts.
OFF STAGE BUT ON THE RECORD
In addition to stage, you can find Maev Beaty's work on-camera, in voice-over, and audiobook narration.