PGC News

  • Mar 28, 2013

    March 2013 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.


  • Mar 25, 2013

    The Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) announced the winners for its 31st annual Harry Jerome Awards. PGC member and performance artist, poet, educator, producer, creative consultant and playwright Anne-Marie Woods was the winner of the G98.7 Excellence in Entertainment Award.

    The 31st Annual Gala will be held next month, April 27, 2013. The BBPA is proud to celebrate 31 years of recognizing excellence, both past and present, within the...

  • Mar 20, 2013

    In Celebration of World Theatre Day Playwrights Guild of Canada Announces its 3rd Annual One-Tweet Play Challenge


    PGC is again challenging aspiring playwrights everywhere to compose a ONE-TWEET PLAY In celebration of World Theatre Day (March 27th)  – and yes, that means creating your masterpiece in 140 characters or less.

    You can submit your work directly to Twitter, using the hashtag #PGC,...

  • Mar 19, 2013

    Playwrights Guild of Canada caught up with playwright, director and actor Trina Davies. She talks about the tremendous critical success of her play The Romeo Initiative, the grand historical settings behind her stories, the characters she creates and has fallen in love with, and what she is working on currently. 

    1. The Romeo Initiative was nominated for the 2012 Governor General’s Drama Award. When you set out to writing the play...

  • Mar 13, 2013


    World Theatre Day 2013 – Canadian Message

    By Micheline Chevrier

    I love a great story.

    As far as I can remember, everything I have ever learned, and that has mattered to me, I have learned through storytelling. And I have learned much by being told and telling stories through theatre.

    My earliest memory of theatre is when I went to see Charbonneau et le Chef, a play...