PGC News

  • Jul 18, 2012

    PGC is well represented at this year's Winnipeg Fringe Festival, with eight plays in production by six of our members.

    Vern Thiessen has two plays in production,  'The Courier' and its companion piece 'Back in Berlin'.

    Governor General's Award nominee Michael Nathanson's latest work, 'Next'  will be presented, as well as his 'The Seducer's Diary'...

  • Jul 16, 2012

    Playwrights Theatre Centre (PTC) has just announced that Kathleen Flaherty will join the organization as Dramaturg, effective October 1, 2012. PTC’s current Dramaturg, Heidi Taylor, moves into the Artistic and Executive Director position, while current Executive Director and Literary Manager Martin Kinch will be the company’s first Dramaturg Emeritus.

    Kathleen will assume her duties October 1, to lead the 2012 PTC Writers...

  • Jul 16, 2012

    Playwrights Theatre Centre (PTC) announced the lineup for its 2012 PTC Writers' Colony playwrights: Marie-Leofeli Barlizo (Montreal), Sean Devine (Vancouver), Matthew Heiti (Sudbury) and Kenneth T. Williams (Saskatoon). These four exceptional artists will join PTC's new Dramaturg, Kathleen Flaherty, Executive Director and Literary Manager Martin Kinch, and Incoming Artistic and...

  • Jul 11, 2012

    Playwrights Guild of Canada's annual Awards Event is fast approaching, so be sure circle October 22nd in your calendar now, before you forget! We're planning a great celebration, with play readings, free food and a cash bar, as well as a Party Bus that will whisk guests from PGC's downtown offices to the event at Stage West in Mississauga.

    Awards to be presented:

    • Carol Bolt Award for Playwrights
    • Best New Musical Award
Best New Comedy Award...
  • Jul 9, 2012

    Playwrights Guild of Canada, the national charitable association of 500 playwrights is looking for a full-time Membership and Contracts Coordinator.

    Reporting to the Executive Director, the Membership and Professional Contracts Coordinator is responsible for:

    Member outreach/relations
    •    Responding to members' inquiries
    •    Maintaining member files in the database and on...