Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC), in partnership with Theatre Museum Canada, is proud to announce the launch of the Playwrights Legends Library Project: a video record of Canadian theatrical legends and their legacies. This is a series of curated oral histories – generously supported by the Ontario Arts Council – to enlighten the public about the people and events behind the creative process of playwriting in Canada. These comprehensive...
Playwrights Guild of Canada and Theatre Museum Canada announce the Playwrights Legends Library ProjectMay 15, 2013
May 6, 2013
Playwrights Guild of Canada caught up with playwright, director, actor and screenwriter Andrew Moodie. He talks about his work interviewing playwrights for the Playwrights Legends Library Project, how acting and playwriting intersect, his love for theatre history, and why he doesn't live by any quotes.
1. You have conducted a number of interviews with playwrights as part of the Playwrights Legends Library Project. How did you get involved...
May 1, 2013
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May 1, 2013
Acclaimed American Playwright David Henry Hwang to give keynote speech at Playwrights Guild of Canada conference on June 1
Playwrights Guild of...
Apr 29, 2013
GTA2013 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.
Apr 23, 2013
Mark Leiren-Young is a journalist, playwright and satirist renowned for his work, much of which has addressed themes of censorship. In this POV piece, he reflects on these themes and discusses his play Shylock. Mark will be modering a panel called Censorship vs. Self-Censorship for PGC's upcoming conference, "Theatre of Disapproval".
An excerpt from his essay:
'"The man at the back of the theatre shouted that "even free...