19 August 2022
The prize is for playwrights from the North of England who have yet to have a full-length play produced
The People's Play Award: A Playwriting Competition for Northern Writers, is a contest from The People's Theatre in Newcastle upon Tyne. It's for full-length playscripts by playwrights from the North of England who have not yet had a full-length play produced professionally.
One winning script will be chosen for a five-night production at the Studio Theatre at The People's Theatre in June 2023, and the winner will also receive £1,000.
Send original, unpublished and unproduced stage plays on any subject, with a running time of at least 60 minutes. The winning play will be performed in a black box studio with a performance space of 5m x 7m. All entrants must currently live in the North of England.
Entry is free. Each writer may send one entry only.
The closing date is 30 September.
For full details see the website.