PGC's Collin Doyle wins 46th Annual Alberta Playwriting Competition!
Congratulations to Edmonton playwright Collin Doyle who just received the Grand Prize Category honor at the 46th Annual Alberta Playwriting Competion for his full-length play Let the Light of Day Through. The Grand Prize winner also receives $3500.00.
Let the Light of Day Through is about Rob and Chris—a married couple in their mid-thirties. They take weekend trips to Banff and Jasper and hook up for kinky sex in seedy motels. Rob and Chris want passion, excitement, pleasure. They have an almost perfect marriage. They have no children.
But... Five years ago Rob and Chris were Bobby and Tina. Bobby and Tina met in grade eleven in English class. They are each other’s first date, first kiss, first love. In grade twelve, Tina got pregnant and their world changed. Let the Light of Day Through is a bittersweet story that explores the struggles, battles, anger, fear, care, love, and laughter that all long-term relationships are built on.
Collin Doyle is an Edmonton based writer. His play The Mighty Carlins won the Discovery Prize in the 2004 APC and was produced by Workshop West, Nakai Theatre, and Persephone Theatre. The Mighty Carlins received a Sterling Award for Outstanding New Play in 2008. Slumberland Motel was awarded the APC Grand Prize in 2006. His other plays include: Routes, Dear Penthouse, and Nighthawk Rules (with James Hamilton). Nighthawk Rules received two Sterling Awards for Outstanding Fringe Production and Outstanding New Fringe Work. Collin is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada.