PGC News

  • Mar 13, 2017

    About Marcia Johnson

    Marcia Johnson has been a theatre artist in Toronto for over twenty-five years. Her plays include Binti’s Journey, an adaptation of the teen fiction novel ‘The Heaven Shop’ by Deborah Ellis (Theatre Direct Canada/Manitoba Theatre for Young People); Courting Johanna (Blyth Festival) based on Alice Munro’s ‘Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage’ and Late...

  • Feb 27, 2017

    1-With upcoming International Women’s Day, as well your participation in the feminist theatre festival in Alberta, “Skirts Afire”, how do you feel about the role and/or roles of women playwrights in Canadian theatre? And how can more opportunities be created?

    Like many others I was alarmed to see the statistics (revealed as part of the EIT initiative) about the percentage of plays written by women produced in the professional theatre –...

  • Feb 27, 2017

    February 2017 Issue of Canadian Plays OutNow, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.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 nine dramas, seven comedies, four dramedies, two musicals, two historical, one screwball comedy, one satire, one horror, and a one-man show! 

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  • Feb 25, 2017

    For February, we would like to recognize The Belfry Theatre for their work with Canadian plays! 

    The Belfry has a reputation for producing outstanding Canadian plays - including premieres of new works, and second productions which are often the most challenging for playwrights to book after the premiere. The Belfry's 2016/17 season offers an entirely Canadian slate for both their subscription and bonus programming. The summer production, subscription series, family Christmas...

  • Feb 16, 2017

    Click HERE to see PGC's new Play Map of Canada for March, 2017.


    If you are searching for Canadian plays or would like to promote your Canadian Play, you are in the right spot! 

    The Play Map of Canada is updated monthly, pinning the exact locations of Canadian plays on stage in Canada. 


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