PGC News

  • Jun 11, 2015

    How did you get your start in musical theatre? Not including your own work, what have been some of your favourite musicals, or the ones that inspired you to pursue a career in theatre?

    JC: Growing up I was never really into musical theatre. I remember as a kid my parents took me to see productions of The Sound of Music, The Mikado, Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, but what really made an impression on me were the shows we saw on the...

  • Jun 10, 2015

    Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of Canadian plays, is now available for download.  In this issue of CanRevue you will find works from PGC Playwrights who have been featured in Follow the Playwright.

    • Scott White
    • Anna Fuerstenberg
    • Mary Humphrey Baldridge
    • Chloë Whitehorn
    • Jordan Tannahill
    • Catherine Frid
    • Shirley Barrie
    • Daniel Karasik
    • Denyse Gervais...
  • 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    May 2015 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.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...