PGC News

  • Jul 13, 2010

    With the deadline fast approaching for this contest (August 31st),  we thought that we would offer some insight from previous recipients.

    Winner of the 2000 Samuel French Canadian Playwriting Contest, David Belke for his play That Darn Plot, had this to say:

    "Since PGC has received questions about the Samuel French Inc. Canadian Playwrights Contest, Robin asked me to briefly share my experiences with the organization as a past winner of the contest. On...

  • Jul 8, 2010

    By Caroline Russell-King

    Playwright * DramaturgCaroline Russell-King | Playwright * Dramaturg

    Having participated in the LMDA, 25th Anniversary Conference in Banff last week I am now spoiled for life.

    LMDA is the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs...

  • Jul 6, 2010

    Hosted by The Playwrights Guild of Canada


    4-5pm in the McAuslan Tent at the Fringe Club, 581 Bloor Street West (down the laneway between the two Honest Ed's buildings).

    See you there!

  • Jun 30, 2010

    With the awards season rolling in all over Canada, members of Playwrights Guild are very well represented this year! Canada-wide, our members continue to produce excellent quality of work that is honoured and recognized at various prestigious ceremonies.

    Here’s a round up of nominations and recipients amongst the PGC membership.

    Michael Nathanson’s Talk has won the Carol Bolt Award!

    o    Erin Shields' If We Were...

  • Jun 24, 2010


    The Locomotion is a series of workshops to inspire and provoke new thought in your playwriting practice. With instructors representing the cream of the crop in the Ontario theatre community, this series of master classes will help playwrights learn new skills, invite new discussions, and have the chance to stir up their writing habits.


    Andy talks about why an arts council letter made...