PGC News

  • Aug 14, 2012

    

Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA) is proud to announce publication of the Second Edition of its Employment Guidelines following ratification by the LMDA Board of Directors. The new Guidelines were launched at the organization’s annual international conference in Atlanta, GA, June 28-July 1, 2012.

    

The mission of LMDA is to cultivate, develop, and promote the fields of dramaturgy and literary management in the United States and Canada. LMDA is committed...

  • Aug 8, 2012

    PGC is excited to have so many members presenting works at the 2012 SummerWorks (August 9 – 19, 2012), that we decided to give our congratulations and chat with them about this wonderful accomplishment, and check in about how having a play in SummerWorks feels firsthand.

    1. Give us a brief summary of...

  • Aug 7, 2012

    This past February, Michael Healey left his position as resident playwright at Toronto’s Tarragon Theatre. Healey is an actor and playwright, author of the The Drawer Boy, one of Canada’s best and most successful plays. Tarragon has been, for years, perhaps Canada’s most respected theatre company.

    Healey told the CBC’s Anna Maria Tremonti (The Current, February 7, 2012) that he resigned after the Tarragon decided it...

  • Aug 7, 2012

    PGC is happy to annouce that member Karen Hines recently won the inaugural Calgary Critics Award for Best New Play for her play, Drama: Pilot Episode. The work, which the Globe and Mail's J. Kelly Nestruck describes as "a twisted and consistently quotable satire" in a review earlier this year,...

  • Aug 1, 2012

    Playwrights Guild of Canada talks to PGC member, Anthony Sherwood about his recent work, Titanic: The Untold Story. Anthony Sherwood also discusses how he approached researching the story of Joseph...

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