Nov 6, 2012
Playwrights' POV Issue 6 - Looking Back at Anger: The Anger of Ernest and Ernestina - 25 years later by Robert MorganOct 30, 2012
On the 25th anniversary of “The Anger of Ernest and Ernestina” PGC asked Robert Morgan to look back at the source and history of this iconic work of Canadian theatre which has been produced across Canada and around the world.
I guess I came by it honestly, my seemingly innate interest in anger. Early on it was as familiar to me as oatmeal porridge and by the age of five both had become staples. My mother made the porridge and my father provided the other. He was...
Oct 23, 2012
Last night, the winners of the Playwrights Guild of Canada’s Carol Bolt Award for Playwrights, New Comedy Award and New Musical Award were announced, at the inaugural Tom Hendry Awards ceremony at Stage West in Mississauga.
CAROL BOLT AWARD WINNER - DON HANNAH
Presented for the best work premiered by a PGC-member in the past year, the 2012 Carol Bolt Award was bestowed on Don Hannah for The Cave Painter. Jury: ...
Oct 15, 2012
Special PGC Award Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.
Oct 10, 2012
OK, here is how they treat women playwrights in Sweden. The City of Stockholm hosts a gala reception in a glittering, gold-tiled room at City Hall, the same venue where the Nobel Laureates are fêted every year. They pour us fine wine and lay out a smorgasbord as long as a city block. They make speeches about how important the work is that we are doing. And they make 260 women playwrights from over 50 countries feel very, very special. But although we are united in our task of playwriting,...