playwriting award is London’s foremost new-writing award with a 37-year
history of discovering the best new talent. The winning play receives a
full production in our Main House and has launched the career of some
of Britain’s most established writers.
Alongside the award winning
production company Character 7, our search for the 2020 Award winner is
now on. Submissions window is 20 November 2019 – 10 January 2020. Time
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nine month long programmes run October through June, open to anyone
aged 16+. You get to meet other emerging writers and artists as you
develop and refine your writing voice through a three-draft process.
There are also special masterclasses with guest artists. And discounts
to our programmed shows. S’alright init.
of those gotta-be-in-it-to-win-it Awards, because this one’s for those
in our Writers’ Labs. The winner’s play receives workshop development
and a reading. Some have had their work produced by us, performed on our
stages and received industry and critical acclaim (insert all the
flagship commissioning programme. Focussing exclusively on emerging
talent we collaborate with six new writing companies on a year-long
co-commission with six artists, culminating in a new play. Alumni have
gone on to become major influential names in theatre, film and TV.
Soho Theatre Bar.
Which, if we don’t mind saying so, is a rather brilliant and supportive
artistic hub in the heart of Soho. Many artists, writers and industry
meet here. During the day you can also book the booths in advance for
writing (just contact our Bar).
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