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Annabel Soutar is the artistic director of Porte Parole, a Montreal theater company dedicated to creating and producing original documentary plays about contemporary social and political issues. Her first play, Novembre, debuted in 2000. Since then she has written 2000 Questions (2002) and contributed to Sante! (2003), a seven-part documentary series about Quebec's health care system. Her more recent docudrama, Sexy beton (Sexy Concrete) (2009/2010), explored the collapse of the de la Concorde overpass in 2006 and the culture of corruption in Quebec's construction industry. Sexy beton was named a finalist for the prestigious French playwriting award Le Prix Michel-Tremblay in 2011.