New Writing South Best New Play Award

New Writing South, in partnership with Brighton Fringe, runs the Best New Play Award. This award is presented to a playwright in recognition of an outstanding, original theatre script produced at Brighton Fringe.

The winner of the New Writing South Best New Play Award receives a cheque for £250 and free registration to next year’s Fringe.

The criteria for entering in 2020 is as follows:

  • An original scripted piece of work
  • Written within the last 12 months
  • Maximum of 10 previous performances
  • Be at least 40 minutes long in performance time
  • Be staged at Brighton Fringe 2020

Note: New translations of foreign language scripts will be considered if they meet the criteria above.

The submission window for New Writing South Best New Play Award 2020 will open in February 2020

Previous Award Winners

2019
Sam Chittenden Clean

2018
Rosy Carrick Passionate Machine

2017
Paul Macauley Bug Camp

2015
Tim Cook Crushed
Richard Fredman bloominauschwitz

2014
Gail Louw Duwayne

2013
Silva Semerciyan Gather Ye Rosebuds

Information

Date/Time:
1 April 2019 - 2 June 2019

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