Papatango Theatre Company and the Finborough Theatre present four world premieresTuesday, 1 November, 2011
New Writing Winners staged at the Finborough
Papatango and one of London’s leading new writing venues, the Finborough Theatre, will present the winning entries in the 2011 Papatango Playwriting Competition 2011.
This year’s winning play – Foxfinder by Dawn King – will play for a four week limited season from 29 November (Press Night: Thursday, 1 December 2011 at 8.30pm). Three runners up who will each receive a one week run – Through The Night by Matt Morrison (Press Night: Wednesday, 7 December 2011 at 6.30pm), Rigor Mortis by Carol Vine (Press Night: Wednesday, 14 December 2011 at 6.30pm) and Crush by Rob Young (Press Night: Tuesday, 20 December 2011 at 6.30pm).
Papatango was founded by Matt Roberts, George Turvey and Sam Donovan in 2007. The company’s mission is to find the brightest new talent in the UK with an absolute commitment to bring their work to the stage. Since then, Papatango have produced eight pieces of new writing in such venues as the Tristan Bates Theatre, the Old Red Lion Theatre and the Pleasance London. 2009 saw the launch of their first Papatango New Writing Competition, which each year has gone from strength to strength.
Now in its new home – the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre – this year’s competition received over 600 entries from all over the UK.