Jamie Williams

Here On The Flight Path, The Writer

After a quarter of a century performing in theatres across Canada, Jamie was thrilled to be a part of The Foster Festival’s fourth season right here in his own backyard playing Blake Wellner in the Festival’s World Premiere of The Writer (2019).


No stranger to Norm Foster’s work Jamie has performed in 15 Foster productions including:


  • The Melville Boys
  • Wrong for Each Other
  • Affections of May
  • Hilda’s Yard
  • Skin Flick in which he originated the role of Byron Hobbs


Other favourite productions have been:


  • Possible Worlds, National Arts Centre and The Neptune
  • Arcadia, The Citadel
  • The Hobbit, YPT
  • Run For Your Wife and Murder at the Howard Johnson, Upper Canada Playhouse
  • Baskerville, Lighthouse Festival Theatre
  • King Lear, Stratford Festival
  • MacBeth, Stratford Festival
  • Richard III, Stratford Festival


In 2018 Jamie made his debut as a playwright with the premier production of his farce It’s Your Funeral at Upper Canada Playhouse. A second production was mounted as part of the Port Stanley Festival Theatre’s 2019 season. Thank you for joining us in celebrating Canada’s foremost playwright. Enjoy.