PGC News

  • Nov 4, 2015

    Harold G. Baldridge passed away Thursday, October 29th. He is survived by his wife, playwright Mary Humphrey Baldridge, two children and four grandchildren. Harold will be sorely missed by everyone at Playwrights Guild of Canada. We send our thoughts and sympathies to his friends and loved ones.

    Director/designer/teacher born 1936, Provost, Alberta. He received his education and training at the University of Alberta and The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, New York.

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  • Oct 30, 2015

     Lucia Frangione is an internationally produced award winning playwright and actor residing in Vancouver. She has had twenty five plays produced, including: Maid for a Musket (St Lawrence Shakespeare Festival) Etienne(a podplay, Richmond Gateway and Neworld Theatre) Leave of Absence(Pacific Theatre, ACTivist Theatre) FRESCO (Bellaluna, VICC) Paradise...

  • Oct 27, 2015

    Anna Fuerstenberg talks to PGC about her upcoming production of Guérillas, Humour et Compassion with Réverbère Théâtre, theatre in translation and English-language theatre in Montreal. 

     

    Q: First of all, congratulations on your upcoming production of Guérillas, Humour et Compassion with Réverbère Théâtre. When and how did you first start working with this company? 

     

    A: A year ago last spring, I...

  • Oct 27, 2015

    Adrienne Wong talks to PGC about Neworld Theatre, her work as a theatre creator, and the roles that technology can take in playmaking today. 

     

    Q: How did you get your start as a theatre creator?

     

    A: I was interested in theatre (or, rather, being an actor) from a young age, but it wasn’t until I graduated from high school that I even considered creation. Two things happened. I saw One Yellow Rabbit’s show ...

  • Oct 26, 2015

    (TORONTO, ON – Monday, October 26, 2015) – Last night, the winners of the Playwrights Guild of Canada’s Carol Bolt Award for Playwrights, PGC Emerging Playwright Award, Stage West Pechet Family Comedy and Musical Awards were announced at the Tom Hendry Awards ceremony at The Arts & Letters Club (14 Elm Street), Toronto.

    Carol Bolt Award Winner – Jordan Tannahill

    Presented for the best work premiered by a PGC-member in the past...

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