PGC News

  • Dec 5, 2012

    For the sixth time, the Embassy of Canada and the Québec Government Office held the “New
    Plays From Canada” competition, looking for dramatic writing that would also appeal to Germanspeaking

    152 plays in English and 62 in French were submitted, all of which written in the last three years.
    Some had already premiered, whereas others are still to be discovered. As in the previous years, the
    variety of topics addressed was impressive, as was the...

  • Dec 3, 2012

    Playwrights Guild of Canada has just learned that playwright and PGC-founding member Tom Hendry (1929-2012) passed away over the weekend. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time of mourning.

    In memory of his many achievements, PGC will be collecting personal remembrances and condolences from our members and friends, which we will then compile and send to his family.

    If you are interested in adding your voice, please send your message to:...

  • Nov 30, 2012

    November 2012 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.

  • Nov 20, 2012

    PGC moved to its new office space in early January!

    Our new location is: 401 Richmond St. W., Suite 350, Toronto, ON M5V 3A8. |Tel: 416- 703-0201|Fax: 416-703-0059

  • Nov 13, 2012

    Catherine Banks has just won the 2012 Govenor General's Award for Literature (English) Drama for her play, It Is Solved By Walking. In a statement released as part of the announcement, the jury said of the winning work that "Catherine Banks creates a singular and inspired love story that...