New Writing South, in partnership with Brighton Fringe, runs the Best New Play Award. This award is presented to a playwright in recognition of an outstanding, original theatre script produced at Brighton Fringe. The winner of the New Writing South Best New Play Award receives a cheque for £250 and free registration to next year’s Fringe.
The criteria for entering in 2020 is as follows:
An original scripted piece of work
Written within the last 12 months
Maximum of 10 previous performances
Be at least 40 minutes long in performance time
Be staged at Brighton Fringe 2020
Note: New translations of foreign language scripts will be considered if they meet the criteria above.
Deadline for submissions: Friday 3 April 2020 at midnight