Playwrights Guild of Canada

Registered Name: Playwrights Guild of Canada

Business Number: 107849101RR0001

Our Mission

Playwrights Guild of Canada is a national arts service organization mandated to advance the creative rights and interests of professional Canadian playwrights, promote Canadian plays nationally and internationally, and foster an active, evolving community of writers for the stage.

About Playwrights Guild of Canada

Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC), previously known as Playwrights Union of Canada was established in 1972 to advocate on behalf of Canadian playwrights. Over 600 playwrights across Canada are supported by PGC.

PGC provides a number of services, including: a Canada Council of the Arts funded reading program, workshops and promotional services for Canadian plays.

PGC also has Canada's largest archive of Canadian plays (over 2500 titles), and handles the amateur/education performance rights for most of its members.

For a listing of readings, amateur and professional productions, and playwright-related workshops, visit

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