We are Dedicated to Professional Canadian Playwrights and Plays

Playwrights Guild of Canada champions the role of the playwright in the creation of vibrant Canadian theatre.

Advocating, Supporting, Promoting since 1972


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Benefits of Membership

  • Use of PGC/PACT contracts for professional productions;
  • Advice on issues including: negotiating contracts, artists' rights and copyright;
  • Member newsletter including lists of opportunities for playwrights;
  • Access to the Canada Council Readings Program;
  • And more.

Memberships available for playwrights of all experience levels

For PGC's annual Tom Hendry Awards, we are looking for recently premiered plays, new comedies, new musicals and plays by emerging artists. If you have a script that you would like to submit,...

Click HERE to see PGC's new Play Map of Canada.

Every month, we will...

Registration for the Canadian Writers’ Summit is NOW OPEN!

A few things you should know:

CWS is jam packed with panels, workshops, and keynotes. To help navigate this rich...