PGC News

  • Oct 1, 2013


    This award is given annually for the best work by a PGC-member that has premiered in the past year. JURY: Mary Vingoe (Chair), Stephen Heatley,Angela Rebeiro, and Johnna Wright.

    Daniel Macdonald (SK) for A History of Breathing...

  • Sep 30, 2013

    September 2013 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.

  • Sep 25, 2013

    Playwrights Guild of Canada is proud to announce that Linda Griffiths will be awarded PGC’s Lifetime Award, and Iris Turcott will be this year’s recipient of PGC’s Honorary Award.

    Linda Griffiths
    was selected as PGC’s Lifetime Award recipient for her outstanding body of work as a Canadian playwright. She has an expansive and truly unique repertoire....

  • Sep 19, 2013

    Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC) is proud to announce that the winner of the Post-Secondary Playwriting Competition for 2013 is Geoffrey Simon Brown, for his play Still Still Still.  Geoffrey is a Calgary-born theatre artist and he is currently attending the National Theatre School.
     Still Still Still is inspired by the book, The Mind of A Mnemonist by Alexander Luria; the case study of a man with five-fold synesthesia and a seemingly unlimited memory. It is an...

  • Sep 4, 2013

    "I listen to the buzz of conversation as the audience gathers. It is June, it is hot. I am sitting in a tent, in layers of clothing (including mouton fur coat, scarf, gloves, heels and skidoo boots) about to perform Trance For Matron - solo for old woman, objects, desires, memories, anger, musician and zimmer. Why am I celebrating the fifty years since my first job in the professional theatre by putting myself on the line as performer, writer and producer in a small, off-fringe, non-...