PGC News

  • Nov 1, 2016

    About Rosamund Small

    Rosamund Small’s TomorrowLove™ opens November 19 with Outside the March in Toronto.   

    Rosamund is a playwright best known for her work Vitals with Outside the March (Dora Awards Outstanding New Play/Outstanding Production).  She has written traditional fiction, immersive/site-specific, verbatim, and many forms in between.  She also collaborates with choreographer Robert Binet...

  • Oct 31, 2016

    October 31st, 2016 – Women Playwrights Prevail at the 2016 Tom Hendry Awards


    Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC) proudly announces the winning playwrights for its 2016 Tom Hendry Awards. The recipients for the Carol Bolt Award, the RBC Emerging Playwright Award, as well as the Stage West Pechet Family Comedy & Musical Awards were announced last night at the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto.


  • Oct 25, 2016

    Every other month, PGC releases a special edition catalogue that features unpublished plays by our members. This is now called "Canadian Plays OutNow!".

    During October, we worked on a Special Edition of a Canadian Plays OutNow! catalogue that lists all of the unpublished plays by our Alberta members between 2015 and 2016.

    You can read the online catalogue...

  • Oct 24, 2016

    Geoffrey talks about working with Tarragon Theatre, the National Theatre School of Canada, and the flavour of Calgary.

    Q: Congratulations on The Circle, which opened at Tarragon Theatre on October 18th. How did this partnership come into fruition?

    A: The play professionally premiered last year at Alberta Theatre Projects in Calgary. Before that it was my final project at the National...

  • Oct 24, 2016

    Drew talks about being a writer-in-residence, the role of the playwright in Canadian Theatre, and his new play Spirit Horse.

    Q: You recently held a position as Writer-in-Residence at Wilfred Laurier University. How do residency positions help you to advance your work?

    A: What it allows me to do is to focus on a project or various projects without the dust and debris of freelance hustling.  Various residencies have allowed me to start or complete...