ENTRY FAQ- Guide to the submission form

Read over the Bruntwood Prize criteria and guidelines?

Checked out the Toolkit resources- and your script is ready to share?

Our entry form should take you no more than 5 minutes- and all you need is your script

 

Please note: the two eligibility questions are ONLY to identify if you are also eligible to have your script read for the new North West Original New Voice and Residency Award. In recognition of the Prize’s Manchester home and to enable us to work closely with the winning playwright, this year The North West Original New Voice Award and Residency winner must be based in the North West of England and have not had a full-length play professionally produced for 12 performances or more in a professional venue.

No answer here precludes you from entering- or being eligible for the other Award categories.

The 2022 Prize is split across four categories. They are: 

  • The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting– £16,000
  • The Judges Award– £8000
  • The Bruntwood Prize International Award- £8,000. Introduced in 2019, this sister prize is open to international playwrights who can apply through our partners; Atlantic Theatre (New York, USA)Berkeley Rep (Berkley, California, USA), Australian Plays Transform (Carlton, New South Wales, Australia), Melbourne Theatre Company (Melbourne, Australia) and Canada Banff Playwrights Laboratory (Banff, Canada) 
  • This year also sees the introduction of a new category: The North West Original New Voice Award and Residency. In recognition of the Prize’s Manchester home and to enable us to work closely with the winning playwright, this year The North West Original New Voice Award and Residency winner must be based in the North West of England and have not had a full-length play professionally produced for 12 performances or more in a professional venue. In addition to winning £8,000, they will also access an additional £10,000 fund dedicated to their professional development at the Royal Exchange Theatre during a bespoke one year residency. 

If you have any questions- don’t hesitate to email bruntwood.prize@royalexchange.co.uk

Ready? Then enter here!

Entering – The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting (writeaplay.co.uk)

 

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4 May 2022 Watch video

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