PGC News

  • Oct 4, 2016

    About Beth Graham

    Beth Graham is a playwright and an actor. She was born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia and grew up in Cochrane, Alberta. She relocated to Edmonton to attend the University of Alberta’s BFA acting program and has lived there ever since.

    Her most recent play, The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble, was a finalist for the 2015 Governor General’s Award and received the Gwen Pharis Ringwood Award. The...

  • Oct 3, 2016

    Running away from a blank page? Learn how to get past Writer's Block!

    A blank page has the potential of being the most terrifying thing that a writer can face. Many writers have confessed to cleaning their houses or taking care of some other neglected task rather than sit down and face that taunting cursor. How do we get past this? Is writers’ block even real?

    Marcia Johnson doesn’t believe in writers’ block. She does however...

  • 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    September 2016 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.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.