PGC News

  • Jul 15, 2015

    NOW OPEN: Playwrights Guild of Canada T-Shirt Contest! 10 of these iconic Canadian play covers will be printed on t-shirts and sold online, with all profits funding readings by PGC members across the country. Which one will YOU choose?...

  • Jul 7, 2015

    From June 15th to 19th, 2016, PGC will be working with the Canadian literary community to host a SUPER conference at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto.

    We would really like to take this opportunity to invite Sir Tom Stoppard to come and speak.

    We thought why not make this FUN by spearheading an anti-social media meets miracle on 34th Street campaign, entitled - sTOppard Speaks (no hashtag required)

    Lets make this happen! Send your handwritten...

  • Jun 11, 2015

    How did you get your start in musical theatre? Not including your own work, what have been some of your favourite musicals, or the ones that inspired you to pursue a career in theatre?

    JC: Growing up I was never really into musical theatre. I remember as a kid my parents took me to see productions of The Sound of Music, The Mikado, Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, but what really made an impression on me were the shows we saw on the...

  • Jun 10, 2015

    Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of Canadian plays, is now available for download.  In this issue of CanRevue you will find works from PGC Playwrights who have been featured in Follow the Playwright.

    • Scott White
    • Anna Fuerstenberg
    • Mary Humphrey Baldridge
    • Chloë Whitehorn
    • Jordan Tannahill
    • Catherine Frid
    • Shirley Barrie
    • Daniel Karasik
    • Denyse Gervais...
  • Jun 1, 2015

    Congratulations to all the nominees of the Doras, Sterling, and Jessie Awards.  All three ceremonies will be taking place on Monday June 22, 2015 in Toronto, Edmonton, and Vancouver respectively.

    The following is a list of PGC members who have been nominated:


    Dora Mavor Moore Awards for 2015. 


    General Theatre Division

    Outstanding New Play- Hannah Moscovitch...