COMPETITION DEADLINE 31 JULY 2014

Do you have an original and inventive play written for young people, whether you are new or experienced in writing for the young? We are seeking the best of all plays that fall into this category, including plays written by teachers especially for the classroom, adaptations of fairy tales and legends, and the most searing explorations of adolescence written by teenagers themselves.

THERE ARE 3 CATEGORIES. A WINNER WILL BE AWARDED IN EACH CATEGORY.
Plays written for:

  • 3 – 8 year-olds
  • 8 – 12 year-olds
  • Teenagers

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Open to any New Zealand citizen/permanent resident of any age.
  • Produced and unproduced plays are eligible.
  • Scripts may only be submitted to this competition ONCE.
  • There are no limits on length, or cast size.
  • You may submit as many plays as you like.

HOW TO SUBMIT
Submission details and forms are available from our website: http://www.playmarket.org.nz/news/plays-young

PRIZE
The winners will be offered some script development resources, as appropriate, and all plays that make the short list are eligible to be entered into our Script Register, making them available for circulation to potential producers. Should anyone want to license your play, we will offer to negotiate the licence for you.

For all queries anytime contact scripts[@]playmarket.org.nz

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