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The Hindu Playwright Award 2016

Deadline: 30-Apr-2016

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Entries are invited for The Hindu Playwright Award 2016 for the best new theatre script in English. Instituted in 2008, the award carries a cash prize of Rs. 2 lakh.

The award is open to writers above 18 years of age, who are Indian citizens or have been residents of India for the last five years.

The entry must be a full-length play (performance time of 50 minutes or more) on any subject of your choice, and must be an original, unpublished and unperformed work in English. It must not have been staged in any public space before the announcement of the award. Applicants can send only one submission per person and submissions made for previous editions of The HinduMetroPlus Playwright Award (as it was known till 2014) will not be considered. The entry must reach (in print and via email) on or before April 30, 2016.

Eligibility

The award is open to writers above 18 years of age, who are Indian citizens or have been residents of India for the last five years.

How to apply?

Application can be done by post or by Email.

More Information

The shortlist will be released on July 1, 2016 and the winner will be announced during The HinduTheatre Fest 2016. Employees of Kasturi & Sons Ltd and their close relatives are not eligible to enter the contest.

The submission must not contain any quotations or copyrighted material without permissions having been obtained. Translated works are not eligible. Adaptations of novels and texts are eligible. A short curriculum vitae of the playwright must be attached to the play, with the writer’s name, telephone/mobile number, email and postal address. Manuscripts will not be returned.

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