Opportunities – Pick of the Week: Papatango New Writing Prize 2019 open for entries

Each week we look through our pile of writing opportunities to pick out one we think is particularly worth your time. It could be an innovative brief, great prize money, a high-profile company, or just plain fun.

This week’s pick: Papatango New Writing Prize 2019 open for entries

Description: The Paptango prize 2019 is now open for entries of full length plays. Opening in 2009, the Papatango New Writing Prize was the first – and remains the only – annual playwriting award in the UK to guarantee an emerging playwright a full production on the professional stage.

What’s so great about it?   Over the last decade, the Papatango Prize has become a stalwart in the calendar of emerging playwrights. Not only is it the only competition which guarantees the winner a full professional production but it also  provides a royalty of 10% of the gross box office and publication by Nick Hern Books, as well as a full commission to support a follow-up play.

Paptango are well known for their dedication to supporting playwrights and this is a corker of an opportunity for anyone who wants to catapult their playwriting career.  You’ve got until 17 February to enter! Good luck!

Read the full details here. 

Please note, we’ve posted this for your convenience and we’re not affiliated with the organisers of the opportunity.

Photo courtesy of Papatango

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