PGC News

  • Sep 28, 2016

    September 2016 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.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 9 Dramas, 1 Comedic Drama, 2 Dramedy, 1 Docudrama, 24 Comedies, 1 Dark Comedies,1 Musical, and 1 Musical Comedy.

    Click here for the online catalogue or...

  • Sep 21, 2016

    Click HERE to see PGC's new Play Map of Canada for October, 2016.

    You can also go back in time to see what Canadian Theatre looked like for September of 2016 by looking at last month's map


    If you are...

  • Sep 16, 2016

    Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC) proudly announces the short lists for its 2016 Tom Hendry Awards. The short lists for the Carol Bolt Award, the RBC Emerging Playwright Award, as well as the Stage West Pechet Family Comedy & Musical Awards were released on September 16 by their respective juries.


    You can view the press release by opening up the pdf below. 


  • Sep 9, 2016


    Andrea Scott is a professional actor, playwright & producer who, after completing a year in the Obsidian Theatre Playwright Unit, saw her play Eating Pomegranates Nakedaccepted into the SummerWorks Performance Festival where it won the RBC Arts Professional award, named Outstanding Ensemble, and Outstanding Production. She was commissioned by Mixed Company Theatre to write Frenemies, a TYA play which toured in 2014...

  • Sep 8, 2016

     About Colleen Murphy

    In 2014, Colleen won the Carol Bolt Award for her play Pig Girl.  Her play The December Man (L’homme de décembre)won the 2007 Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama, the CAA/Carol Bolt Award and the Enbridge Playwrights Award.  Other plays include Armstrong’s War, The Goodnight Bird, Beating Heart Cadaver(nominated for a 1999 Governor General’s Literary Award...