PGC News

  • Apr 22, 2015

    Featured Playwright Q & A with Beth Graham

    Beth Graham answers questions about collaboration, family, and The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble.

    Q: As a theatre professional, you have collaborated on many projects. You co-founded Bent Out of Shape Productions with Daniela Vlaskalic, who you also worked with on Comrades, as well as The Drowning Girls (alongside Charlie Tomlinson). What role does collaboration play in your process...

  • Apr 21, 2015

    Daniel Karasik's Little Death is a poetic, contemporary work that explores themes of marriage, sexuality, and intimacy.

    Playing in Toronto at The Theatre Centre from April 17th - May 3rd, Little Death's first full production is made possible with lead supporting partner Koffler Centre of the Arts as part of The Riser Project, a collaborative producing model presented by Why Not Theatre with support from the Toronto Arts Council and Canadian Heritage.

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  • Apr 21, 2015

    Featured Playwright Q & A with Randall Dark

    Randall Dark talks to PGC about his love for theatre and technology, turning a play into a mobile app, and finding new ways to reach a broader audience.

    His "Tale of Sasquatch" is now available in the iTunes store and for Android in the Google Store

    iTunes -  https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tale-of-sasquatch/id976735663?mt=8...

  • Apr 14, 2015

    "I'm a playwright... What do I know about tax treaties and withholding forms? I could see the big pointy finger of the Internal Revenue Service beckoning me to follow them down a rabbit hole into a bizarre world that I would have to spend the next six months deciphering."

    Jennifer Overton, originally from Ancaster, Ontario, is an actor, writer, and playwright living in Halifax. Her TYA play about autism, Spelling 2-5-5, enjoyed its U.S. premiere at...

  • Apr 9, 2015

    April 2015 Special Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.

    Following International Children's Book Day (April 2nd), PGC is proud to publish this updated CanRevue featuring plays for young and teen audiences.

    Enjoy!