May 11, 2011
The annual PLAYMARKET PLAYWRIGHTS b4 25 competition challenges young playwrights (24 and under) to write about anything that matters to them in any way they like, for any kind of audience they like, with the tag-line CHANGE THE WORLD – WRITE A PLAY!
This year the competition had a record number of entries from all over the country and from writers of varying ages and experience. PLAYMARKET is delighted to announce the shortlisted playwrights and we congratulate them and all who submitted.
SHORTLISTED PLAYS AND PLAYWRIGHTS
Ben Anderson The Suicidal Airplane
Charlotte Greenfield Moments in Longing
Danny Aumua Back Home
Eli Mathewson & Hamish Parkinson Square Eye Pair
Jess Sayer FIX
Joseph Harper The Boy and the Bicycle
Louise Blackstock Six Hours
Matthew Arrowsmith Plaything
Ralph McCubbin Howell The Spin
Robyn Paterson Mooi River
Stevie Wildewood Temperamental Bastards
The winner will be announced in the first week of June.
(Please see our website for information on this annual competition for playwrights