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-Deadline for all awards is May 16th, 2017-

Playwrights Guild of Canada Opens the 2017 Tom Hendry Awards Submissions

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Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC) is now opening the play submissions for the 2017 Tom Hendry Awards. The Carol Bolt Award, RBC Emerging Playwright Award, The Stage West Comedy Award, the Stage West Musical Award, and the Robert Beardsley Award are now accepting play submissions until May 16th, 2017.

The Carol Bolt Award for Playwrights is given annually to a member of PGC who has premiered an original play within the past year (July 1st 2016 – June 30th 2017).The winner of the Carol Bolt Award for Playwrights receives $5,000 and the option to be published.

Funding for the award has been generously sponsored by Playwrights Canada Press, Pat the Dog Theatre Creation, Playwrights’ Atlantic Resource Centre, PTC- Playwrights Theatre Centre, Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre, and Playwrights Guild of Canada.

The RBC Emerging Playwright Award give up-and-coming playwrights the opportunity to win a 6-month mentorship with a professional playwright of their choice, from our 600+ playwrights roster as well as a $2000 cash prize. Submissions are open for any supporting or student member of Playwrights Guild of Canada who has never had a professional production and have never been full members of PGC.

Funding for the award was generously sponsored by the RBC Emerging Artists Fund.

The Stage West Comedy Award is given annually for a new comedy by a PGC-member, which has not yet had a premiere production as of June 30th, 2017. This award is worth $5000.

Sponsored by PGC and Stage West Restaurants.

The Stage West Musical Award is given annually for a new musical work by a PGC-member, which has not yet had a premiere production as of June 30th, 2017. This award is worth $5000.

Sponsored by PGC and Stage West Restaurants.

The Arts and Letters Club of Toronto Foundation proudly announces The Robert Beardsley Award for Young Playwrights. This award is to be granted to a full-time secondary or post-secondary student within the GTA for the creation of a one-act play script.

An entrant to the competition will be a student, under the age of 25 at time of submission, who is enrolled as a full-time student in an educational institution recognized by the Ontario Department of Education (Secondary or Post-Secondary) within the Greater Toronto Area. The submission selected by the Committee shall be awarded a monetary prize of $500.00. Applicants for this award do not need to be PGC members, but will receive a Student Membership when sending in a submission.

Sponsored by The Arts and Letters Club of Toronto Foundation.

Click HERE for more award information and application forms!

All application forms can be found on the PGC website and the deadline for each award is on May 16th, 2017 by 11:59pm EST. A shortlist of the best three entries for each award will be announced in September 2017 and the winners will be announced during the Tom Hendry Awards on October 29th, 2017.

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