March 6, 2015


The Adam NZ Play Award celebrates the best in new writing for the theatre. Playmarket is excited to announce the shortlisted plays and playwrights for 2015. 

Officer 27 by Aroha Awarau
Spitting it Out by Sam Brooks
Hudson and Halls Live! by Kip Chapman
Service to Love by Denis Edwards
Centrepoint by Anders Faltsie-Jensen
The Gift of Tongues by Michelanne Forster
Squeak, Squeak – Tales of the White Mouse by Pip Hall
Who is Sada Abe? Part One: Bullfight of Love by Nathan Joe
Bless the Child by Hone Kouka
Significance by Tom McCrory
The Violet and the Huia Feather by Riwia Mackenzie-Brown
Congregation by Gavin McGibbon
Kingswood by David Mamea
Why do we do what we do? by Ken Mizusawa
The Last Part by James Nokise
Polo by Dean Parker
The World’s First Fight by Robyn Paterson
Charlotte Badger: Miscreant, Mother, Mutineer! by April Phillips
Where There’s a Will by John Smythe
2080 by Aroha White

The winners will be announced at the end of the month at Circa Theatre followed by a rehearsed reading. 

As well as the major award, Playmarket will be announcing winners in the categories of Best Play by a Maori Playwright, Best Play by a Pasifika Playwright and Best Play by a Woman Playwright.

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