PGC News

  • Jan 28, 2015

    Jordan Tannahill's rihannaboi95 was included in his Governor General Award winning compilation of plays Age of Minority: 3 Solo Plays and is an excellent example of the emerging genre of web-theatre.

    Directed by Zack Russell
    Featuring Owais Lightwala

     

    To view, click here.

     

     

  • Jan 28, 2015

    January 2015 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.  In this issue you'll find 7 Comedies, 6 Dramas, 1 Fantasy and 1 Farce by PGC's members.  Enjoy!

  • Jan 28, 2015

    February 2015 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.  In this issue you'll find romance themed plays by PGC's members just in time for Valentine's Day!

  • Jan 20, 2015

    (photo credit: Mary McCain)

     

    "My voice in the room as an artist was equally as valuable as that of the pharamceutical juggernauts who desperately wanted to kill the bill. They had the power of corporate interests; I had the power of story."

    Kat Lanteigne is an actor, writer and producer. Her advocacy work with her play Tainted played an important role in the passing of a landmark law. 

    Click on the link...

  • Jan 9, 2015

    Playwrights and the Public Lending Rights Commission

    I represent the PGC as a member of the Public Lending Rights Commission.

    In case you didn't memorize my last PLR Update: The PLR is a Canada Council for the Arts Program that pays out about $9.7M dollars to writers every year- it's compensation for lost sales arising from our books being available in libraries. (We are providing a benefit to the public.)

    It's free to sign up for the PLR...

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