PGC News

  • Jan 26, 2016

    Heart wrenching, yet subtle, Beth Graham’s The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble examines how a family deals with their mother Bernice’s diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer’s.

    To view article, click here

    The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble was a finalist in the Drama category for the 2015 Governor General’s Literary Awards...

  • Jan 19, 2016

    Lorne Elliott talks to PGC about his 2015 Tom Hendry Award-winning play Mom Runs Amok, Canadian identity in theatre, and Strindberg.


    Q: First of all, congratulations on your Stage West Pechet Family Comedy Award for Mom Runs Amok at the 2015 Tom Hendry Awards. In your acceptance speech, you said that you believe there is a “growing audience for Canadian theatre.” Why do you think that people, in Canada and internationally, are being...

  • Jan 19, 2016

    Sarah Quick talks to PGC about her career as a playwright, Globus Theatre, and writing Canadian community theatre.


    Q: How did you get your start as a playwright?


    A: One of my first gigs as a professional actor was touring rural Arts venues and the fringe festival circuit with a company called Eyewitness from Manchester, UK. They performed original, theatrically brilliant scripts that were not only a joy to work on as an actor, but...

  • Jan 19, 2016

    Photo (Left to Right): Lois Fine, Rebecca Burton, and Alicia Payne.
    Photo credit: Rachel Kennedy.

    For Immediate Release

    (TORONTO, ON – Tuesday, January 19 2016) On Monday January 18th, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s Bra D’Or award was presented to Rebecca Burton before the EIT Play Reading Series featuring Lois Fine and Donna-Michelle St. Bernard at No One Writes to the Colonel in Toronto, ON.

    Caroline Russell-King: "I nominate...

  • Jan 11, 2016


    As part of the Canadian Plays in Canadian Communities initiative, we will be posting a monthly map of Canadian plays in Canada. By clicking HERE, you will be able to see the plays that are on stage in you area!

    To submit your Canadian production, please fill out this FORM...