Join us in Celebrating the 2021 World Theatre Day!
The Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC) invites all Canadians to celebrate World Theatre Day (March 27th, 2021). PGC, together with its partners the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT) and l’Association des théâtres francophones du Canada (ATFC) invites Canadians to join in and experience the joy – and power – of theatre. Every year a messenger is selected from Canada as an ambassador of Canadian theatre. However, this year we find ourselves celebrating this day under very unusual circumstances; a full year into the pandemic means that it’s been a full year since we have been able to experience live performance and our venues remain shuttered. So we chose to depart from tradition and instead asked our audiences, artists, and creators what they missed most about live theatre. We received an overwhelming response and created a montage video to showcase the voices of Canadians from coast to coast to coast responding to the prompt, “I love theatre because…”