Calling all early career playwrights!
Established and just announced by the Original Theatre Company, the Originals Playwriting Award is the UK’s latest national competition for playwriting. It is a search for compellingly well-told stories capable of entertaining a wide audience. They’re looking for theatre scripts that have not yet been produced, by all UK-based writers who identify as being at the outset of their careers and would benefit from this platform.
They will award four plays with a cash prize and a script-in-hand performance filmed and streamed live by North South in front of a live studio audience at London’s iconic theatre and television hub, Riverside Studios. The winning play will receive an enhanced cash prize and the potential of a full stage production by Original Theatre.
Submissions for the Originals Playwriting Award are open until Monday 9 May 2022 10:00am.
Here is a quick look at the headline entry requirements:
Your play should not have been previously produced/performed
Your play is written to be performed by 4 actors or less
Your play should be no longer than 70 minutes in performance
You consider yourself to be at the outset of a professional playwrighting career and believe that this award would be transformative.
For further information and full entry requirements please click here