RISING ARTISTS 2020
Attention Playwrights: Although this 2020 contest has closed (check back for more to come!), we encourage you to visit PlaySubmissionsHelper.com/blog for a list of tons of contests and other play submission opportunities with deadlines coming up this month!
Thank you for your patience as we read through so many wonderful, well-written scripts this year! Congratulations to all our winning playwrights.
NEW in 2020! - Our top sponsor asked to read the winning scripts (BLUE AND RED) and select their favorite for a special reading event. CONGRATULATIONS to LUKE YANKEE! Byram Properties in Austin, Texas selected his play, Marilyn, Mom & Me as our first "Sponsor's Choice" award. More details to follow in the coming weeks!
Our BLUE winners - $100 each and a stage reading (date and time TBD)
- The Battles of Richmond Hill by Penny Brandt Jackson
- Life is Mostly Straws by Richard Manley
- Marilyn, Mom & Me by Luke Yankee (*Sponsors Choice*)
Our RED winners - Workshop and/or potential future reading
- A Ghost of a Chance by Kim Shimer
- Magpie by Catherine Rush
- Planting Grandma by Elizabeth Coley
OUR FINALISTS (writers who made our final decisions even more difficult)
Church by Meredith O'Brien
Lies by Jerry Slaff
Priceless by Barbara McDonald
Ten and a Half by Marie Hanhnhon Nguyen
The Teal Secretary by Aurora Brown