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March 18, 2020 - On World Theatre Day, March 27th, Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC) will engage twenty-eight playwrights to present  ten-minute play readings from 11am to 6pm EST. Today, PGC reached out to its 850+ members, providing reading slots on a first-come, first-served basis. It filled up in less than eight minutes.
Robin Sokoloski, PGC’s Executive Director stated, “During this unprecedented time, we remain focused on our members and how we can best assist and create opportunities to support our community of artists.”
PGC’s seven-hour Play Reading Relay will be available to the public at the click of a link: https://zoom.us/j/374858022. Drop in to watch a playwright or two or all twenty-eight read from their own work. [Stay tuned for a public announcement about the line-up to come.]
Playwrights Guild of Canada is a registered national arts service association 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.