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Playwrights Union of Canada


  • [Playwrights Canada, Inc. amalgamated with the Guild of Canadian Playwrights in 1982 to form Playwrights Union of Canada. In October 2002, Playwrights Union of Canada changed its name to become Playwrights Guild of Canada.]

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  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • PUC (Playwrights Union of Canada)
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Canada
    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Dramatists--Canada--Societies, etc.
    • Additional Related Forms

      • Guild of Canadian Playwrights (DLC)n 84195317
      • Playwrights Canada (DLC)n 84195315
      • Playwrights Canada Press (DLC)no 00020534
      • Playwrights Guild of Canada (DLC)n 2006004988
    • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

    • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

    • Sources

      • found: A Directory of Canadian plays and playwrights, 1981:t.p. (name not given)
      • found: NLC 12/22/84(AACR 2: Playwrights Union of Canada. Est. Dec.? 1983 with the merger of the Guild of Canadian Playwrights and Playwrights Canada)
      • found: Machiavelli in love, 1998, c1997:t.p. (PUC; Playwrights Union of Canada)
      • found: Canadian Encyclopedia, viewed on January 18, 2019(founded in January 1972 under the name Playwrights Co-op of Canada as an English-language play publication house dedicated to Canadian scripts; in 1977 the Co-op backed the formation of the Guild of Canadian Playwrights; in 1979, the Co-op restructured itself as Playwrights Canada, Inc., a non-profit arts organization; amalgamated with the Guild of Canadian Playwrights in 1982 to become the Playwrights Union of Canada; in April 2002, PUC split into 2 organizations, retaining the name Playwrights Union Canada as the activist arm for playwrights, and Playwrights Canada Press Inc.for publication and distribution of Canadian plays; in October 2002, PUC was officially renamed Playwrights Guild of Canada) - https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/playwrights-guild-of-canada
      • found: Wikipedia, viewed on January 19, 2019(Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC); 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; founded in 1972 as the Playwrights Co-op; changed name in 1979 to Playwrights Canada, Inc.; in 1982, the Guild of Canadian Playwrights and Playwrights Canada, Inc. merged to form the Playwrights Union of Canada; in 2002 changed its name to the Playwrights Guild of Canada and established its publishing arm, the Playwrights Canada Press, an independently run subsidiary that is the primary source for unpublished Canadian plays, as well as information regarding performance rights) - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Playwrights_Guild_of_Canada
    • General Notes

      • [Playwrights Canada, Inc. amalgamated with the Guild of Canadian Playwrights in 1982 to form Playwrights Union of Canada. In October 2002, Playwrights Union of Canada changed its name to become Playwrights Guild of Canada.]
    • Change Notes

      • 1985-04-16: new
      • 2019-02-12: revised
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