PGC News

  • Oct 7, 2015

    David Bolt passed away Sunday, October 4th, predeceased by his first wife, playwright Carol Bolt. David will be sorely missed but not forgotten by everyone at Playwrights Guild of Canada. We send our thoughts and sympathies to his friends and loved ones, as we celebrate the life of one of the most tireless supporters of PGC and Canadian Arts.

    A funeral will be held at Mount Pleasant Visitation Centre, 375 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto, on Friday, October 9th, at 2 p.m. Donations in...

  • Oct 1, 2015

    Are you having trouble with your Canadian play search? Let PGC help you out! We are now offering Custom CanRevues as part of our community and member services. This is perfect for professors, coaches, students, artistic directors, or ANYONE looking for play specifics.

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  • Sep 30, 2015

    Playwrights Guild of Canada is proud to announce that Shirley Barrie will be awarded PGC’s Lifetime Membership Award.

    Shirley Barrie was selected as PGC’s Lifetime Membership Award recipient for her outstanding body of work as a Canadian playwright, in addition to her years of service to Playwrights Guild of Canada. Shirley was the president of PGC from 2009 – 2011, but she served...

  • Sep 28, 2015

    Vern Thiessen, One of Canada’s most prolific playwrights, has written plays such as SHAKESPEARE'S WILL, APPLE, EINSTEIN'S GIFT, LENIN...

  • Sep 25, 2015

    September 2015 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.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 6 Dramas, 9 Comedies, 2 Musical Comedies and 1 Horror Comedy.