PGC News

  • Jun 15, 2017

    A message from Trevor Lundy, director of "Lucy" by Damien Atkins, on how Cranbrooks Community Theatre celebrates Canadian diversity through their work - https://vimeo.com/221638142

    "Lucy" debuted last year and was reprised in May for Theatre BC Festival. A great lineup of other challenging, brilliant plays by Canadian playwrights has been announced for the upcoming season.

    We acknowledge and...

  • Jun 15, 2017

    Playwrights Guild of Canada and Playmarket (New Zealand) are partnering up on an International Webinar series to host an exchange of ideas and perspectives on playwriting. Each organization will invite a distinguished theatre creator to facilitate on behalf of their community and together they will present a topic that extends from one end of the world to the other. Join Canadian Dramaturg, Stephen Colella, and New Zealand Literary Manager, Philippa Campbell, to discuss the evolving practice...

  • Jun 1, 2017

    About Hiro Kanagawa

    Hiro Kanagawa is a Vancouver-based actor and writer. His distinctions include Jessie Richardson Awards for both acting and writing, an Asians on Film award, and numerous other nominations. Although best known as an actor, he was a story editor on several critically-acclaimed Canadian television series:  Da Vinci’s Inquest, Da Vinci’s City Hall, Intelligence, and Blackstone. His plays Tiger of Malaya and The Patron Saint of Stanley Park have been...

  • May 27, 2017

    In honour of Asian Heritage Month, we've created a custom catalogue of celebrated works by our Asian-Canadian members! Also well worth taking a look at is the recently published "Love, Loss, and Longing: South Asian Canadian Plays" edited by Dalbir Singh, available for purchase here.

    Click here for the online...

  • May 23, 2017

    1) Highlighting the success of the smash hit Bittergirl, currently scheduled for productions in BC’s Granville Island Theatre from June 15 to July 29, 2017, and at the Mack Theatre as part of the Charlottetown Festival from July 5 to August 26, 2017, can you talk about your experiences on this collaboration with fellow playwrights, Alison Lawrence and Mary Francis Moore? What would you say is the most memorable thing that you learned about yourself from...