PGC News

  • Sep 3, 2014

    A list of playwrights who have received highly acclaimed awards and/or recognition:

    Anne Chislett– Chalmers Canadian Play Award (1983)

    Timothy Findley - Officer of the Order of Canada (1986), Chevalier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (1996), Canada’s Walk of Fame (2002), member of the Order of Ontario, Governol General’s Literary Award for Drama (2000)

    David French- Newfoundland Arts Hall of...

  • Aug 27, 2014

    August 2014 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.

     

    As a way of drawing some attention to the cuts at the CBC, PGC is publishing this very special edition of CanRevue featuring radio plays.

    Every one of us out there has had a special relationship with radio drama. Much like a parent reading us to sleep, it has...

  • Aug 27, 2014

    A list of past Governor General's Award for English Language Drama recipients:

    To find out more about these playwrights or to purchase their plays, click on their names. 

    Nicolas Billon- Fault Lines: Three Plays  (2013)

    Catherine Banks- It Is Solved by Walking (2012...

  • Aug 20, 2014

     

    New Ideas Festival (NIF) is one of Toronto’s longest-running new play festivals. This will be our 27th season, and my fourth as co-artistic director and producer (along with Pat McCarthy and Jennifer McKinley). I also serve on the NIF jury and as dramaturg for some of the plays...

     

  • Jul 30, 2014

    July 2014 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.

      

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