Chantal Bilodeau's award-winning play, Sila, has been named one of ten finalists for the Woodward International Playwriting Prize, to be awarded by the University of New Hampshire in February 2013. The play is the first of her Arctic Cycle, and follows the story of seven characters — a climate scientist, an Inuit activist and her daughter, two Canadian Coast Guard officers, an Inuit...
Dec 12, 2012
Dec 5, 2012
For the sixth time, the Embassy of Canada and the Québec Government Office held the “New
Plays From Canada” competition, looking for dramatic writing that would also appeal to Germanspeaking
152 plays in English and 62 in French were submitted, all of which written in the last three years.
Some had already premiered, whereas others are still to be discovered. As in the previous years, the
variety of topics addressed was impressive, as was the...
Dec 3, 2012
Playwrights Guild of Canada has just learned that playwright and PGC-founding member Tom Hendry (1929-2012) passed away over the weekend. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time of mourning.
In memory of his many achievements, PGC will be collecting personal remembrances and condolences from our members and friends, which we will then compile and send to his family.
If you are interested in adding your voice, please send your message to:...
Nov 30, 2012
November 2012 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.
Nov 20, 2012
PGC moved to its new office space in early January!
Our new location is: 401 Richmond St. W., Suite 350, Toronto, ON M5V 3A8. |Tel: 416- 703-0201|Fax: 416-703-0059