PLAYWRIGHTS SERIES: Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Playwrights Guild of Canada

Inspired by the 40th anniversary of Playwrights Guild of Canada, this initiative highlights the creative excellence of Canadian playwrights and the key role that they play in the larger cultural fabric. We would like to acknowledge funding support from the Ontario Arts Council, an agency of the Government of Ontario.

36 videos

Linda Griffiths on 'O.D. on Paradise' (Part 12 of 17) Linda Griffiths on CEGEP and the National Theatre School (Part 2 of 17) Linda Griffiths on Creation, Purpose and Meaning (Part 5 of 17) Linda Griffiths on Dancing with Pierre Trudeau (Part 8 of 17) Linda Griffiths on Dawson College, the FLQ Crisis and Touring (Part 3 of 17) Linda Griffiths on Growing up in Quebec and her family (Part 1 of 17) Linda Griffiths on her Process (Part 16 of 17) Linda Griffiths on Her Transition to Playwrighting (Part 11 of 17) Linda Griffiths on Maggie and Pierre (1 of 2) (Part 7 of 17) Linda Griffiths on Maria Campbell (1 of 2) (Part 13 of 17) Linda Griffiths on Maria Campbell (2 of 2) (Part 14 of 17) Linda Griffiths on New York and Working on Film (Part 10 of 17) Linda Griffiths on One Person Shows (Part 9 of 17) Linda Griffiths on Paper Wheat and Tarragon (Part 6 of 17) Linda Griffiths on Saskatoon, Collective Creation and Paul Thompson (Part 4 of 17) Linda Griffiths on the Age of Arousal (Part 17 of 17) Maja Ardal on her acting history Maja Ardal on other roles in theatre Maja Ardal on the Prisoner of Tehran Rex Deverell - 1 - theology and drawing upon personal stories Rex Deverell - 2 - New York in the 1960's, protests and Rita Shelton Deverell Rex Deverell - 3 - Globe Theatre, Regina, children's theatre and Boiler Room Suite. boiler room suite Robert Chafe 1 Robert Chafe 2 Robert Chafe 3 Robert Chafe 4 Robert Chafe 5 Robert Chafe 6 Tom Hendry Yvette Nolan Yvette Nolan - 1 - Growing Up and Her Family Yvette Nolan - 2 - Winnipeg Yvette Nolan - 3 - First Play Yvette Nolan - 4 - Blade and Native Culture Yvette Nolan - 5 Yvette Nolan - 6

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