416 Eaton St
Key West, FL 33040
The evening will include a presentation of The Hemingway Monologues: Life and Death in Key West, a film made on location at the Hemingway Home and other island landmarks and narrated by Brian Gordon Sinclair. Following the film, Brian Gordon Sinclair will introduce all seven of his recently published books known as The Hemingway Monologues: An Epic Drama of Love Genius and Eternity. ”Canada’s Hemingway on Stage Award” will also be presented at this event. The award is traditionally presented to an individual or group for dedicated service to the memory of Ernest Hemingway and for raising awareness of the literary and social contributions of the Nobel Prize Winning author. Cristen Hemingway Jaynes will also assist in the presentation ceremony.
About Brian Gordon Sinclair
Brian Gordon Sinclair, author of The Hemingway Monologues, is a graduate of The National Theatre School of Canada and holds a Master of Arts degree in Theatre from the University of Denver. He also studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, England and at the National Film Board of Canada. Mr. Sinclair’s seven-play series, The Hemingway Monologues: An Epic Drama of Love, Genius and Eternity, has met with considerable critical acclaim, with all but one play premiering for The Key West Art and Historical Society. The sixth play, Sunset, was commissioned by Museo Hemingway/Finca Vigia and had its world premiere at the International Hemingway Colloquium in Havana, Cuba. The playwright is a proud dual citizen of Canada and Ireland. His other works include The Homerun Kid: The True Story of Ernest Hemingway’s Baseball Team and Easter Rising: The Last Words of Patrick Pearse, a recreation of the dramatic days in Dublin during the 1916 struggle for Irish freedom. A recipient of the Sir Tyrone Guthrie Award for Acting at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Mr. Sinclair has also received Awards of Distinction from Museo Hemingway and the University of Holguin in Cuba. He has performed in America, Barbados, Canada, Cuba, Denmark, England, Norway, Holland, Poland, Spain and at the Moscow Art Theatre in Russia.
Funding for this program was provided through a grant from the Florida Humanities Council with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the Florida Humanities Council or the National Endowment for the Humanities.