Tess Mc Manus is a Toronto-based actor, singer, and playwright. She has worked with a variety of established and independent theatre companies, performing on professional stages such as The Gladstone and the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Tess has also acted in a number of local films and international commercials.

Tess has toured Canada as a theatre creator, performer, publicist, and stage manager, and founded her own theatre company, Little Green Hat, in 2012.

Buy my book:

tess book coverSeen and loved one or both of my one-woman plays? Haven't seen them but are curious? Interested in reading a pair of fantastic plays about Irish life and culture? Just want to support an artist doing what they do?

I've published both my solo plays, Donkey Derby and Tales She Tells into a book. Buy it from Amazon or get it from me personally at one of my shows.

What’s coming up:

I'm doing a three city tour with Tales She Tells!

If you are in traveling distance (or know anybody who is) of Ottawa, Perth, or Belleville, come and see Tales She Tells - with music by Celtic harpist Susan Toman - the weekend of October 2nd through 4th.

Mark these dates in your calendar:

  • Oct 2nd, 7:30pm, Ottawa, Shenkman Arts Centre
  • Oct 3rd, 7:30pm, Perth, Full Circle Theatre
  • Oct 4th, 2:30pm, Belleville, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church