PGC News

  • Jun 1, 2015

    Congratulations to all the nominees of the Doras, Sterling, and Jessie Awards.  All three ceremonies will be taking place on Monday June 22, 2015 in Toronto, Edmonton, and Vancouver respectively.

    The following is a list of PGC members who have been nominated:


    Dora Mavor Moore Awards for 2015. 


    General Theatre Division

    Outstanding New Play- Hannah Moscovitch...

  • Jun 1, 2015

    May 2015 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.  Enjoy!

  • Jun 1, 2015

    "I have said after every play, 'I don’t have another one in me.' Always before it has felt as though I couldn’t imagine another play, however, this time it feels like I haven’t the heart to write another. My heart is all played out."

    -Catherine Banks

    Catherine Banks' work is poetic, darkly humorous, courageous, and beautifully theatrical. She was the recipient of the Governor General’s Literary Award for...

  • Jun 1, 2015

    Denyse Gervais Regan writes an honest story of the strength found within families.

    The Thirteenth One is an example of a script that is ideal for a large ensemble cast.

    To view, click here.


  • May 31, 2015

    Featured Playwright Q & A with Erin Shields

    Erin Shields talks to PGC about Summerworks, her play Beautiful Man, and offers advice to emerging playwrights.

    Q:You trained as an actor at Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama in London, England. Do you consider yourself an actor first and foremost, or would you say you are evenly split down the middle in terms of being an actor...