PGC News

  • Apr 7, 2016

    Take a look at our April Play Map of Canada HERE.

    Submit your Canadian production to our online maps HERE.

  • Apr 1, 2016

    March 2016 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.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 13 Dramas, 3 Comedic Dramas, 1 Cabaret, 6 Comedies, 3 Dark Comedies, 3 Dramatic Comedies, 2 Musical Comedies and 1 Absurd / Surreal.

  • Mar 31, 2016

     

    About Damien

    Damien Atkins is a playwright and actor who has performed across Canada and the United States. Playwriting credits include miss chatelaine (The Grand Theatre/Theatre Passe Muraille), Real Live Girl (Buddies in Bad Times/Manitoba Theatre Centre/The Grand), the adaptation (with Marjorie Chan) of Hisashi Inoue's play In The Garden, Two Suns for Crow's...

  • Mar 29, 2016

    Rosemary Rowe talks to PGC about Wet Ink Collective, her work with Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, and the importance of LGBT voices in playwriting. 

     

    Q: You studied directing at York University before transitioning your focus to playwriting. How does your directing training influence your playwriting? What drew you to playwriting?

     

    A: I actually started writing plays when I was 16, partly in reaction to other playwrights my age who...

  • Mar 29, 2016

    Bobby Theodore talks to PGC about his work as a translator, the influence that collaboration has on his work, and his two play openings at Tarragon Theatre and Soulpepper Theatre. 

    In addition to his theatre creation, Bobby Theodore also created PGC’s Translation Guidelines for Playwrights and Translators. This resource has been invaluable, helping clarify...