The Bread & Roses Playwriting Award 2016/2017
The first Bread & Roses Playwriting Award was open for submissions in 2016 and presented in collaboration with Lazy Bee Scripts. It called for full length theatre plays (by UK based playwrights) that have not previously been produced or published and feature at least half of female roles, non-binary or gender neutral roles. The winner was chosen out of over 450 submissions and announced as well as produced in 2017.
The winning playwright will receive:
Two runner-up playwrights will receive:
Rebecca Pryle – Managing Director of The Bread & Roses Theatre
Tessa Hart – Artistic Director of The Bread & Roses Theatre
Additional readers/associates of The Bread & Roses Theatre
Matthew Martino (judging the shortlist)
Lazy Bee Scripts (judging top 3)
The plays longlisted (in no particular order) are below. Congratulations to the top 12% of plays longlisted!