Jovanni Sy is a playwright, director, actor, and the Artistic Director of Gateway Theatre. His latest play, Nine Dragons, a detective story set in 1920s colonial Hong Kong, premiered at Vertigo Theatre in Calgary in September 2017 and transferred to Winnipeg’s Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre before coming to Gateway Theatre in April 2018.
Jovanni’s play A Taste of Empire was nominated for two Dora Awards including Outstanding New Play. A Taste of Empire and Nine Dragons are both published by Talonbooks. Jovanni is currently co-writing a new play with Leanna Brodie at Playwrights Theatre Centre.