PGC News

  • Sep 24, 2014

    September 2014 Special Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of Canadian plays, is now available for download.

    This newsletter contains plays by our members that have won the prestigious Governor General’s Award for Drama (GG’s) and that are available for purchase in paperback format.

  • Sep 24, 2014

    Come honour and celebrate the life of Linda Griffiths on Monday September 29th at Theatre passe Muraille Mainspace.  Please arrive at 7pm for a 7:30pm start.  All are welcome.

    Linda Griffiths untimely death is being mourned by all in the theatre community. She was an insightful, visionary and provocative artist who, over 40 years, created some of the more powerful theatre works that exist in our Canadian...

  • Sep 23, 2014

    Playwrights Guild of Canada partners with the theatre sector’s major players to proudly announce Equity in Theatre (EIT).  Thanks to funding from Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, and the Ontario Arts Council, EIT will roll-out a campaign to help redress gender inequities in the theatre sector.

    To see the full press release, click here:...

  • Sep 22, 2014

    PGC member Linda Griffiths passed away Sunday, September 21st around 5 a.m. A prolific playwright, actor, and member of our community, Linda will be sorely missed but not forgotten by everyone at Playwrights Guild of Canada. We send our sympathies and deepest regrets to her friends and loved ones, as we mourn the passing of one of Canada’s greatest treasures. 


  • Sep 3, 2014

    A list of playwrights who have received highly acclaimed awards and/or recognition:

    Anne Chislett– Chalmers Canadian Play Award (1983)

    Timothy Findley - Officer of the Order of Canada (1986), Chevalier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (1996), Canada’s Walk of Fame (2002), member of the Order of Ontario, Governol General’s Literary Award for Drama (2000)

    David French- Newfoundland Arts Hall of...