"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 12, 2016
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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March 2016 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.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
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...