PGC News

  • Nov 24, 2015

    John Spurway talks to PGC about how he became a playwright, as well as the rewards and the challenges faced by emerging Canadian playwrights.


    Q: How did you get your start as a playwright? What inspired you to write?


    A: Prior to 1999, I had always worked in business administration, the natural career choice for any graduate biologist. But I enjoyed writing, and in my off time had written a few slice-of-life stories, some of which...

  • Nov 16, 2015

    The Director/Playwright Exchange is an initiative of PGC, inspired and brought to us by the Dramatists Guild of America. For this event, ten directors and ten playwrights will gather together. Participants will have the opportunity to talk briefly about what kind of work inspires them, and how they like to collaborate artistically, the purpose being to encourage networking opportunities with other practitioners, and to forge new working relationships.

    The Exchange will be...

  • Nov 4, 2015

    December 17th, 6-8pm EST

    Register  before December 3rd.


  • Nov 4, 2015

    Harold G. Baldridge passed away Thursday, October 29th. He is survived by his wife, playwright Mary Humphrey Baldridge, two children and four grandchildren. Harold will be sorely missed by everyone at Playwrights Guild of Canada. We send our thoughts and sympathies to his friends and loved ones.

    Director/designer/teacher born 1936, Provost, Alberta. He received his education and training at the University of Alberta and The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, New York.

  • Oct 30, 2015

     Lucia Frangione is an internationally produced award winning playwright and actor residing in Vancouver. She has had twenty five plays produced, including: Maid for a Musket (St Lawrence Shakespeare Festival) Etienne(a podplay, Richmond Gateway and Neworld Theatre) Leave of Absence(Pacific Theatre, ACTivist Theatre) FRESCO (Bellaluna, VICC) Paradise...