Monday, 6 May 2013


Cork Arts Theatre runs an annual playwright’s award hosted, organised and sponsored by the Theatre. To date over 800 new plays have been submitted and judged, over 150 have been performed and 6 have been published. Submissions are now being accepted for our 2013 One Act Playwright Awards.
·         Application form & a copy of the rules can be downloaded HERE (alternatively application forms & rules can also be obtained by calling us on 021 4505624).
·         Deadline for entry is 31st May, 2013 and the cost is €25 per script.
·         All writers will be invited to Writers Day, when they will receive a full adjudication of their work, and, short-listed plays will be announced. This will take place in early Autumn.
·         Full technical support will be provided by our staff and we will engage production companies and directors to work on scripts for staging. Directors have the choice of consulting with the author or not during the rehearsal period.
·         We have two different categories of Award: Established Writers (category A) and New Writers (category B). Both recicients of category A and category B Awards will receive a trophy and have their play produced.
·         Six plays will be shortlisted for production at the Cork Arts Theatre during Writer's Week 2013 with each play getting a minimum of two airings.

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