Theatre503 Playwriting Award 2018
Sponsored by The Richard Carne Trust
Theatre503 is searching the world for the best new plays and most talented debut playwrights. Theatre503 is the award-winning home of new writers and a launchpad for the artists who bring their words to life, staging the work of more debut writers than any other theatre in the country.
The winning play will receive £6,000 with a guaranteed production. The award is an unprecedented one, recognising new and emerging writers for an outstanding original piece of work for the stage that makes you see the world anew. The 2018 Theatre503 Playwriting Award is for debut writers of all ages who have not yet had a full length professional production staged.
AWARD OPENS FOR ENTRIES FROM 1ST FEBRUARY TO 31ST MARCH 2018 VIA THE THEATRE503 WEBSITE.
The judging panel for this award have included Chris Campbell (Literary Manager, Royal Court), Timberlake Wertenbaker (Our Country’s Good),
Henry Hitchings (Evening Standard), Dennis Kelly (Matilda the Musical), Lily Williams (Curtis Brown), Roy Williams (Suckerpunch) and Erica Whyman (Deputy Artistic Director, Royal Shakespeare Company and Chair, Theatre503).
Previous winners include; ‘And Then Came The Nightjars’ by Bea Roberts, ‘Valhalla’ by Paul Murphy and ‘In Event of Moone Disaster’ by
FOR THE FULL DETAILS ON THE THEATRE503 PLAYWRITING AWARD VISIT WWW.THEATRE503.COM AND FOLLOW THE AWARD LINK ON THE HOMEPAGE.