PGC News

  • Oct 1, 2015

    Are you having trouble with your Canadian play search? Let PGC help you out! We are now offering Custom CanRevues as part of our community and member services. This is perfect for professors, coaches, students, artistic directors, or ANYONE looking for play specifics.

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  • Sep 30, 2015

    Playwrights Guild of Canada is proud to announce that Shirley Barrie will be awarded PGC’s Lifetime Membership Award.

    Shirley Barrie was selected as PGC’s Lifetime Membership Award recipient for her outstanding body of work as a Canadian playwright, in addition to her years of service to Playwrights Guild of Canada. Shirley was the president of PGC from 2009 – 2011, but she served...

  • Sep 28, 2015

    Vern Thiessen, One of Canada’s most prolific playwrights, has written plays such as SHAKESPEARE'S WILL, APPLE, EINSTEIN'S GIFT, LENIN...

  • Sep 25, 2015

    September 2015 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.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 6 Dramas, 9 Comedies, 2 Musical Comedies and 1 Horror Comedy.

  • Sep 23, 2015

    Christine Quintana talks to PGC about her recent Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards, Delinquent Theatre, being an emerging playwright, and diversity in the Vancouver theatre community.


    Q: First of all, congratulations on your Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards for Selfie (Sidney Risk Prize for Outstanding Script by an Emerging Playwright) and Stationary: A Recession-Era Musical (Jessie Richardson Theatre Award for Outstanding Musical, Small Theatre...