Papatango Playwriting Competition Opens 14 Feb 2012

Monday, 30 January, 2012

Foxfinder was last year's Papatango winner

The Papatango Playwriting Competition 2012 offers two playwrights the opportunity to have their plays professionally produced at the Finborough Theatre in December 2012. The winner will receive a four week run at the Finborough Theatre and have their script published by Nick Hern Books, and one runner-up will receive a three week run.

The winning plays will be picked by a panel of judges that will include, amongst others, Howard Davies (Director), Matt Charman (Playwright), Neil McPherson (Artistic Director of the Finborough Theatre), Francis Grin (Senior Reader at the Finborough Theatre), Con O’Neill (Actor), Tanya Tillett (Rod Hall Agency), Blanche McIntyre (former Leverhulme Bursary Associate Director at the National Theatre Studio and the Finborough Theatre, and director of last year’s winning play) and the writer of last year’s winner, Dawn King.

Please send submissions via email only to scripts.papatango@gmail.com

The Competition opening date is 14 February 2012.
The final deadline for entries is 1 May 2012 at midnight.
The longlist will be announced around 1 July 2012.
The final shortlist will be announced around 21 August 2012.
The winning plays will be announced on 1 September 2012.
The winning productions will run at the Finborough Theatre, London, from Tuesday, 27 November to Friday, 22 December 2012.

For a full list of all the judges and full details on how to enter, please visit the Papatango website at www.papatango.co.uk



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