New Writing South, in partnership with Brighton Fringe, is delighted to announce the shortlist for the Best New Play Award 2019. This award is presented to a playwright in recognition of an outstanding, original theatre script produced at Brighton Fringe.
We received 68 entries this year and 11 plays have been shortlisted. These are:
After Aulis by Rowena Cooper
The Art of Caring by Sam Cartwright
Black Peter by Christopher Schaunig
Clean by Sam Chittenden
The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Luke Ofield and Pip O’Neill
The Geminus by Ross Dinwiddy
Like the Sea by Zoe Sharpe
Lights! Planets! People! by Molly Naylor
Seven Ages of Mam by Mark Evans with contributions from Pauline O’Driscoll
Wolf Tamer by Rachel Mae Brady
25/The Decriminalisation Monologues by Sean Denyer
The winner will be annouced at the Fringe Award Ceremony on Sunday 2 June 2019. The winner will receive a cheque for £250 and free registration to next year’s Fringe.