PGC News

  • Nov 30, 2015

    Click HERE to view our online catalogue of plays produced in 2014/2015. 

  • Nov 30, 2015

    By: Joan MacLeod

    Joan is a Victoria-based writer who spent seven seasons with Tarragon Theatre in Toronto where she premiered four plays. All of her plays have been performed extensively across Canada, Britain and the U.S. She is also a poet and prose writer. Her work has been translated into eight languages. Homechild was published by Talonbooks in fall 07. Her play, Another Home Invasion, premiered at ATP in 2009.

    Here are Joan's...

  • Nov 27, 2015

    Damien Atkins’ play Lucy explores the challenges in raising a child with autism, and the newfound love between a mother and her estranged daughter.

    To view, click here.

  • Nov 26, 2015

    November 2015 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.  Enjoy!  In this issue you'll find 8 Dramas, 8 Comedies, 2 Comedic Dramas, 1 Adventure and 1 Farce.

  • Nov 24, 2015

    Peter Boychuk talks to PGC about finding inspiration for his plays, the impact of research on his playwriting, and the importance of writing Canadian stories for Canadian Theatre. 


    Q: You studied acting at Studio 58 before largely switching your focus to playwriting. How does your acting training influence your playwriting? What drew you to playwriting?


    A: I find it enormously helpful to have had experience as an actor when...