PGC News

  • Aug 21, 2013

    This catalogue contains plays by our members that have been professionaly produced and are available for purchase.

  • Jul 31, 2013

    You can't say "summer" without saying SummerWorks! This year, many of PGC's members are involved in some way with the festival. We caught up with some playwrights whose shows you can catch starting August 8, and talk to them about about their plays.

    SummerWorks is Ontario’s premier festival of cutting-edge professional theatre and a breeding ground for the mainstage shows of the future. What does it...

  • Jul 31, 2013

    July 2013 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.


  • Jul 22, 2013


    Looking for a cool place to write this summer? For those moments when the coffee shop proves too distracting, writing at home feels isolating, and it’s burning hot outside, Playwrights Guild of Canada invites you to use the Writing Desk, located at the PGC office in historic 401 Richmond St W, Suite 350. PGC provides playwrights a beautiful, air-conditioned, and quiet space to work.

    Members can pre-book the Writing Desk for free by contacting...

  • Jul 8, 2013

    Playwrights Guild of Canada catches up with Hamilton-based playwright and Southern Ontario caucus rep Stephen Near. Stephen talks about community theatres and the unique opportunities and challenges they afford, fringe festivals, and how he got into playwriting.

    1. During the AGM on June 2nd in Toronto, you raised an important question about the relationship between playwrights and community theatres. Have you ever worked with a community theatre? If so, tell...