PGC News

  • Apr 12, 2016

    "Getting an international production can seem like a circuitous process for talented Canadian playwrights. As part of 2016’s Playwrights POV article series, we’ve asked five playwrights the following two questions: How did their plays make it to international stages and do international productions broaden the scope of Canadian theatre?"

  • Apr 7, 2016

    Take a look at our April Play Map of Canada HERE.

    Submit your Canadian production to our online maps HERE.

  • Apr 1, 2016

    March 2016 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.  Enjoy!  

    In this issue you'll find 13 Dramas, 3 Comedic Dramas, 1 Cabaret, 6 Comedies, 3 Dark Comedies, 3 Dramatic Comedies, 2 Musical Comedies and 1 Absurd / Surreal.

  • Mar 31, 2016

     

    About Damien

    Damien Atkins is a playwright and actor who has performed across Canada and the United States. Playwriting credits include miss chatelaine (The Grand Theatre/Theatre Passe Muraille), Real Live Girl (Buddies in Bad Times/Manitoba Theatre Centre/The Grand), the adaptation (with Marjorie Chan) of Hisashi Inoue's play In The Garden, Two Suns for Crow's...

  • Mar 29, 2016

    Rosemary Rowe talks to PGC about Wet Ink Collective, her work with Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, and the importance of LGBT voices in playwriting. 

     

    Q: You studied directing at York University before transitioning your focus to playwriting. How does your directing training influence your playwriting? What drew you to playwriting?

     

    A: I actually started writing plays when I was 16, partly in reaction to other playwrights my age who...