**Each month we interview member playwrights to share their work, stories and inspiration with the community. We recently spoke with Sangeeta Wylie, an emerging playwright and actor in film, television and theatre. Her first full-length play, we the same, is inspired a true story of Vietnamese refugees in the 1970s…


*Each month we interview member playwrights to share their work, stories and inspiration with the community. We recently spoke with Gabe Maharjan, a multi-disciplinary performance creator born and raised in Tio’tià:ke/Montréal.

They were shortlisted for the 2020 PGC Emerging Playwright Award for their script, Eva in Rio, and they recently…


**Each month we interview member playwrights to share their work, stories and inspiration with the community. We recently spoke with Julie Phan (潘家雯), an emerging playwright in Ontario. If Julie Phan (潘家雯) was a piece of art, she would be the sponmonkey ads for Quiznos subs. She is a Hoklo-Vietnamese…


**Each month we interview member playwrights to share their work, stories and inspiration with the community. We recently spoke with Rajnish Dhawan, a Professor of English at the University of the Fraser Valley and an award-winning writer who writes in multiple languages and genres.

Since moving to Canada from India…


**Each month we interview member playwrights to share their work, stories and inspiration with the community. We recently spoke with Valerie Sing Turner, the founding Artistic Producer of Visceral Visions, founder|Creative Director of CultureBrew.Art, and an acknowledged leader on issues of diversity and decolonization in the Canadian arts sector. A…


*Each month we interview member playwrights to share their work, stories and inspiration with the community. We recently spoke with Donna-Michelle St. Bernard, aka Belladonna the Blest, an emcee, playwright and agitator. Her main body of work, the 54ology, includes: Cake, Sound of the Beast, A Man A Fish, Salome’s…


*Each month we interview member playwrights to share their work, stories and inspiration with the community. We recently spoke with Debbie Patterson, a Winnipeg playwright, director and actor. Trained at the National Theatre School of Canada, she is a founding member of Shakespeare in the Ruins (SIR), served as Theatre…


**Each month we interview member playwrights to share their work, stories and inspiration with the community. We recently spoke with Vishesh Abeyratne, he is currently serving as one of two playwrights-in-residence at the Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC). His play “Divide and Rule” recently received a workshop as part of…


**Each month we interview member playwrights to share their work, stories and inspiration with the community. We recently spoke with Marilo Nuñez, a Chilean Canadian playwright, director, actor and academic. She was the 2018 recipient of the Hamilton Arts Awards for Established Theatre Artist and was recently nominated for the…


**Each month we interview member playwrights to share their work, stories and inspiration with the community. We recently spoke with award-winning playwright Jennifer Wynne Webber who writes in multiple genres and who has also worked as a television journalist, professional actor, dramaturge, and video producer. Her first book was a…

Playwrights Guild of Canada

Established in 1972, PGC is a registered national arts service association committed to advancing the creative rights and interests of Canadian playwrights.

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