PGC News

  • Nov 23, 2017

    The Creator Exchange is an initiative of PGC, inspired and brought to us by the Dramatists Guild of America. We are excited to introduce the LANGUAGE Exchange, a new idea based off of the Creator Exchange! For this event, twenty playwrights will gather together to share their work in English and/or French. Participants will have the opportunity to read a very short excerpt of their work and mingle with the others in the room, the purpose being to encourage networking opportunities with other...

  • Nov 14, 2017

    The CASA Award, a new playwriting award for women in South Africa, was announced at Playwrights Guild of Canada’s Tom Hendry Awards this past Sunday at the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto. Beverley Cooper and Marcia Johnson, two members of PGC, introduced The CASA Award to the public while announcing the three, inaugural winning playwrights, Kela Maswabi, Koleka Putuma, and Philisiwe...

  • Nov 6, 2017

    Stop by the Canadian Play Outlet between 6 and 7pm on Thursday, November 30th, to hear a public reading of "Truth and Treason" by Rahul Varma.

    A short reading by Rahul Varma and Monique Renaud will be followed by an open discussion about the play. Snacks and refreshments will be there to enjoy as well!

    Please email monique@playwrightsguild.ca to save your spot as there is limited seating.

    Location: 401 Richmond Street...

  • Oct 30, 2017

    Monday, October 30th, 2017 – Last night, the winners of the Carol Bolt Award, RBC Emerging Playwright Award, Stage West Comedy and Musical Awards, Robert Beardsley Award, and PGC’s Lifetime Membership Award were announced at the Tom Hendry Awards ceremony at The Arts and Letters Club of Toronto.

    Carol Bolt Award Winner – Kate Hennig
    Presented for the best work premiered by a PGC member in the past year, the 2017 Carol Bolt Award was...

  • Oct 28, 2017

    Our bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays is now available for download. Enjoy!  In this issue you'll find 7 comedies, 13 dramas, 1 tragic comedy, 2 historical comedy, and 2 musicals!
    Check out all the new scripts available here!

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