The winners of the Playwrights Guild of Canada’s Carol Bolt Award for Playwrights, Stage West Pechet Family Comedy and Musical Awards were announced at the Tom Hendry Awards ceremony at 401 Richmond Street West, Toronto.
CAROL BOLT AWARD WINNER – Colleen Murphy
Presented for the best work premiered by a PGC-member in the past year, the 2014 Carol Bolt Award was bestowed on Colleen Murphy for Pig Girl. Jury: Yvette Nolan (Chair), Brian Dooley, Glenda MacFarlane and Jacob Zimmer.
STAGE WEST PECHET FAMILY MUSICAL AWARD WINNER – Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hille
Presented annually to a PGC-member for best musical in development, the 2014 Musical Award was presented to Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hille for Onegin. Jury: Jonathan Monro (Chair) Katrina Dunn, Bruce Ruddell, and Joseph Trefler.
STAGE WEST PECHET FAMILY COMEDY AWARD WINNER – Douglas E. Hughes and Marcia Kash
Presented annually to a PGC-member for best comedy in development, the 2014 New Comedy Award was presented to Douglas E. Hughes and Marcia Kash for Something Fishy. Jury: Elvira Kurt (Chair), Camyar Chai, Caleb Marshall and Lib Spry.
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.