PGC News

  • Oct 31, 2014

    PGC WOMEN’S CAUCUS HONOURS MARY VINGOE WITH 2014

    BRA D’OR AWARD

    For Immediate Release

    (TORONTO, ON – Friday, October 31 2014) On Wednesday October 22, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s Bra D’Or award was presented to Mary Vingoe before the opening of Catherine Banks’ play It is Solved By Walking at RCA’s LSPU Hall in St. John’s, NL. ...

  • Oct 28, 2014

    (TORONTO, ON – Tuesday, October 28, 2014) Last night, the winners of the Playwrights Guild of Canada’s Carol Bolt Award for Playwrights, Stage West Pechet Family Comedy and Musical Awards were announced at the Tom Hendry Awards ceremony at 401 Richmond Street West, Toronto.

    CAROL BOLT AWARD WINNER – Colleen Murphy

    Presented for the best work premiered by a PGC-member in the past year, the 2014 Carol Bolt Award was bestowed on Colleen...

  • Oct 9, 2014

    "Almost four years after my first adaptation, I have returned to find out what in the adaptation process gave me such powerful motivation, and why I continue to find inspiration and extra discipline to write and adapt for the stage..."

  • Oct 9, 2014

    "Almost four years after my first adaptation, I have returned to find out what in the adaptation process gave me such powerful motivation, and why I continue to find inspiration and extra discipline to write and adapt for the stage..."

  • Sep 30, 2014

    "The beloved brown bagging theatre kicked off its 40th season Monday, with a remount of Martini’s The Life History of the African Elephant, which premièred at the same theatre in 1989.

    The drama tells the story of an accident prone woman and her relationship with an elephant trainer in a zoo.

    Not only that, but the original cast — Brian Jensen, David LeReaney and Barbara Gates Wilson — have been enlisted, along with the show’s original director...

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