January 2015 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download. In this issue you'll find 7 Comedies, 6 Dramas, 1 Fantasy and 1 Farce by PGC's members. Enjoy!
Jan 28, 2015
Jan 28, 2015
February 2015 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download. In this issue you'll find romance themed plays by PGC's members just in time for Valentine's Day!
POV: Theatre Can Change the World: The Story of How a Canadian Play Helped to Enact a Landmark Law - by Kat LanteigneJan 20, 2015
(photo credit: Mary McCain)
"My voice in the room as an artist was equally as valuable as that of the pharamceutical juggernauts who desperately wanted to kill the bill. They had the power of corporate interests; I had the power of story."
Kat Lanteigne is an actor, writer and producer. Her advocacy work with her play Tainted played an important role in the passing of a landmark law.
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Jan 9, 2015
Playwrights and the Public Lending Rights Commission
I represent the PGC as a member of the Public Lending Rights Commission.
In case you didn't memorize my last PLR Update: The PLR is a Canada Council for the Arts Program that pays out about $9.7M dollars to writers every year- it's compensation for lost sales arising from our books being available in libraries. (We are providing a benefit to the public.)
It's free to sign up for the PLR...
Jan 7, 2015
Featured Playwright Q & A with Jordan Hall
Playwrights Guild of Canada catches up with Jordan Hall to discuss her award winning play Kayak, her process, and YouTube in this instalment of Featured Playwright.
Q: Your play, Kayak, which won the 2010 Samuel French Canadian Playwrights Competition, has been described as “a genuine, entertaining, and emotional trip across...