PGC News

  • Mar 25, 2015

    Shirley Barrie's historical drama tells the true Canadian story of Margurite de Roberval who was banished to the Isle of Demons off the coast of Newfoundland in 1542 and whose life was changed forever as she dealt with the consequences of choosing love over duty.

    I Am Marguerite premieres at Alumnae Theatre in Toronto, April 10-25, 2015.

    To view, click here.

  • Mar 22, 2015

    Featured Playwright Q&A with Trina Davies

    Trina Davies answers questions about her involvement with the Canada 300 Project, defining moments in her career, and what to expect at an upcoming panel discussion at PGC's Conference in Edmonton this May.

    Q: You are participating in Canada 300, a project of Watermark Theatre. Can you tell us how you got involved with the project? Why do you think...

  • Mar 18, 2015


    Together with l'Association des théâtres francophones du Canada (ATFC) and the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT), Playwrights Guild of Canada has commissioned a message to promote and celebrate World Theatre Day from a distinctly Canadian perspective.
    The 2015 Canadian World Theatre Day message is written by Mieko Ouchi, an...

  • Mar 10, 2015

    (photo credit Eric Rose)


    "...integrating theatre and new media may very well require us to reshape theatrical development and production as we know them"

    Jordan Hall is a playwright and screenwriter living in Vancouver. She holds a B.A. in Theatre and Multimedia from McMaster and a M.A. in Film & Video Studies from York University.

    Click on the link below to read the full...

  • Mar 2, 2015

    PGC is proud to present a new initiative that offers you, our members, the opportunity to connect with Artistic Directors and ask them questions that you feel would benefit your career as a playwright: our AD-AMAs. Our AMA’s (“Ask Me Anything”) will be an online discussion where:

    - members ask participating Artistic Directors questions about life, career, and experiences

    - Artistic Directors address issues of interest...