PGC News

  • Sep 12, 2012

    Five PGC-members have World Premieres of their new works at Calgary's Lunchbox Theatre, which opened its 2012-13 season this week. Kicking things off is David Sealy's new comedy The Bob Shivery Show which runs until September 29th, which will be followed by Caroline Russel-King's Second Chance, First Love, a comedy scheduled to run from October 8th to the 27th. Matthew Heiti's new historical drama, ...

  • Sep 11, 2012

    Tarragon Theatre presents David French: Writing Home, an exhibit produced by Canada’s National Arts Centre (Ottawa) in association with Theatre Museum Canada. The exhibit will run from September 11th - September 30th at Tarragon’s Rehearsal Hall, in Toronto. The exhibit is open at least two hours before performances and closes 15 minutes before show time. For more information, visit Tarragon's...

  • Sep 10, 2012

    Playwrights Guild of Canada catches up with PGC member Andrew Kooman to discuss what it takes to put on a play at a Fringe Festival, how Fringe Festivals are like a wonder of Theatre and the challenges of rewriting for a 90 minute format. Andrew's new play She Has A Name...

  • Sep 10, 2012

    Congratulations to PGC's Mieko Ouchi, who has been named 2013 Senior Playwright in Residence at the Banff Colony!

    From their press release:

    Banff Playwrights Colony
    Mieko Ouchi named 2013
Senior Playwright in Residence
    Program director: Brian Quirt
    The Retreat: February 3 - 15, 2013
    The Colony: April 8 - 27, 2013
    Application deadline: September 12, 2012

    The Banff Playwrights Colony is proud to announce that...

  • Sep 5, 2012

    State of Denial is about Sahana, a Turkish Muslim woman in her nineties, who has devoted her life to assisting Armenian survivors of genocide, and about Odette, a twenty something Rwanda-born Canadian filmmaker, who travels to Turkey to investigate stories of genocide. These two women differ in their nationality, ethnicity, religion, cultural background and age – but they have one thing in common: A well-kept personal secret, which if uncovered, will change their life forever...