PGC News

  • Oct 24, 2016

    Geoffrey talks about working with Tarragon Theatre, the National Theatre School of Canada, and the flavour of Calgary.

    Q: Congratulations on The Circle, which opened at Tarragon Theatre on October 18th. How did this partnership come into fruition?

    A: The play professionally premiered last year at Alberta Theatre Projects in Calgary. Before that it was my final project at the National...

  • Oct 24, 2016

    Drew talks about being a writer-in-residence, the role of the playwright in Canadian Theatre, and his new play Spirit Horse.

    Q: You recently held a position as Writer-in-Residence at Wilfred Laurier University. How do residency positions help you to advance your work?

    A: What it allows me to do is to focus on a project or various projects without the dust and debris of freelance hustling.  Various residencies have allowed me to start or complete...

  • Oct 24, 2016

    The Canadian Play Recognition Campaign is a new monthly campaign that is being led by a PGC initiate called Canadian Plays in Canadian Communities (CPCC).

    By recognizing companies that have committed to producing Canadian plays for Canada's 150th, we hope to motivate and inspire others to produce Canadian work as well! The Canadian Play Recognition Campaign aims to celebrate! Please help us celebrate committed Canadian Theatres by filling out the nomination form below. All...

  • Oct 18, 2016

    Click HERE to see PGC's new Play Map of Canada for November, 2016.

    You can also go back in time to see what Canadian Theatre looked like for October of 2016 by looking at last month's map


    If you are searching...

  • Oct 17, 2016

    The Playwrights Guild of Canada has just launched a brand new resource

    Have you had trouble finding and purchasing Canadian Plays? 

    Does your community theatre company or school want to perform a Canadian Play but cannot figuring out where to obtain the amateur performance rights? 

    Look no further! This online presentation will walk you through everything! 

    The presentation comes complete with links which quickly and...