The New Playwrights, New Plays Competition encourages and stimulates the writing and production of new full-length plays by Cape and Island writers. The Competition is sponsored by Eventide Arts, a Cape Cod non-profit organization devoted to producing stimulating theatre for the purpose of inspiring thought and debate, and showcasing the work of local artists.
The Competition is open to full-length plays written by both new and experienced playwrights who live on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket. One play will be selected by the judges and presented as a staged reading on the historic Gertrude Lawrence stage as part of Eventide Arts’ 2013-2014 season of plays, concerts and workshops. The winning Competition entry will be awarded the $1,000 Kaplan Foundation Prize.
The 2007 winner ~ Meridian Summer, by Candace Perry
The 2008 winner ~ Sequel, by David Kucher
The 2009 winner ~ Eucatastrophe, by Andy Reynolds
The 2010 winner ~ This Verse Business by A.M. Dolan
The 2011 winner ~ To Be in the Game by Tom Gotsill
The 2013 winner ~ A Talented Woman by Lynda Sturner and Jim Dalglish
The New Playwrights, New Plays Competitionis made possible in part by the generous support from the following:
THE JEREMIAH KAPLAN FOUNDATION
THE ARTS FOUNDATION OF CAPE COD