PGC News

  • Sep 1, 2015

    "The WPI [Women Playwrights International Conference] mission ‘is to further the work of women playwrights around the world by promoting their works, encouraging and assisting the development of their works and bringing international recognition to their works.’  It’s thrilling to travel to countries around the world and spend time with my international colleagues: to swap ideas, see theatre, argue, cry, laugh and learn with them."

    - Sally Stubbs

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  • Aug 24, 2015

    Featured Playwright Q&A with Caleb Marshall

    Caleb Marshall talks to PGC about the importance of mentorship, Regional theatres, and encouraging local narratives.
     

    Q: First off, congratulations on becoming the new Artistic Director at the Sudbury Theatre Centre! What are you most looking forward to at STC this year?

     

    A: Thank you. I think what I am most looking forward to are the number of new initiatives we are...

  • Aug 12, 2015

    We are happy to announce the 10 winners of its first limited edition t-shirt contest. Winners will see their iconic play covers printed in color on quality cotton t-shirts through http://playwrightsguild.spreadshirt.ca/

    All profits from t-shirt sales will be used to fund readings of Canadian plays across the country.

    Over 1900 votes were cast and the results are in. The winners are:

    Age of Minority, play by...

  • Jul 30, 2015

    July 2015 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.  Enjoy!  In this issue you'll find 7 Dramas, 3 Comedies, 1 Musical and 1 "Quirky TYA".

      

  • Jul 23, 2015

    Thomas McKechnie talks to PGC about The Soulpepper Academy, his play A Wake for Lost Time and offers advice to emerging playwrights.

     

    Q: You have a show, A Wake for Lost Time with Elephants Collective opening in August as part of the Summerworks Festival. This is the fourth production of this piece (previously developed through the Theatre Passe Muraille Emerging Artist Creation Lab, residency at hub14, and The Pearl in...