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Social Activist Playwright Awarded

Monday, 13 November 2017, 1:46 pm | Playmarket

The Playmarket Award was awarded to Renée at the Playmarket Accolades held at the Hannah Playhouse in Wellington on 12 November 2017. More >>

Jean Betts Awarded the 2015 Playmarket Award

Monday, 16 November 2015, 10:45 am | Playmarket

The Playmarket Award was presented to Jean Betts at the Playmarket Accolades held at the Hannah Playhouse, in Wellington on 15 November 2015. More >>

Dark Secrets And Razor Sharp Tales Have a Silver Lining

Monday, 16 November 2015, 10:04 am | Playmarket

The Bruce Mason Playwriting Award was presented to Jess Sayer at the Playmarket Accolades held at the Hannah Playhouse in Wellington on 15 November 2015. More >>

Dramaturgy 2.0: Provocation And Skills Exchange

Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 5:23 pm | Playmarket

Playwrights and practitioners are gathering for two days of workshops and conversations at TAPAC, Western Springs, Auckland where the mysterious art of dramaturgy will be the subject of stimulating discussion and exploration. More >>

Dark history revealed in award-winning plays

Monday, 30 March 2015, 11:37 am | Playmarket

PLAYMARKET is pleased to announce the ADAM NZ PLAY AWARD winners for 2015: Anders Falstie-Jensen for Centrepoint and Hone Kouka for Bless the Child. More >>

Ralph McCubbin Howell Wins 2014 Bruce Mason Award

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 11:28 am | Playmarket

The Bruce Mason Playwriting Award was presented to Ralph McCubbin Howell at the Playmarket Accolades in Wellington on 23 November 2014. More >>

Elisabeth Easther Wins 2014 Adam NZ Play Award

Monday, 31 March 2014, 2:47 pm | Playmarket

PLAYMARKET is pleased to announce the ADAM NZ PLAY AWARD winner for 2014: Elisabeth Easther for her play SEED. The Adam NZ Play Award recognises and celebrates the best in new writing for the theatre, and the judges described Seed as highly entertaining, ... More >>

Whiti Hereaka Awarded 2012 Bruce Mason Award

Monday, 26 November 2012, 4:44 pm | Playmarket

The Bruce Mason Playwriting Award was presented to Whiti Hereaka at a ceremony at Downstage Theatre in Wellington on 25 November 2012. More >>

Dean Parker Awarded Inaugural Playmarket Award

Monday, 26 November 2012, 4:43 pm | Playmarket

The Playmarket Award was presented to Dean Parker at a ceremony at Downstage Theatre in Wellington on 25 November 2012. More >>

Matariki - a time to share our stories

Wednesday, 13 June 2012, 2:41 pm | Playmarket

The rise of the star cluster MATARIKI this month marks the Maori New Year – an event that is a time to come together and share skills, achievements, histories and stories. This Matariki, Playmarket, Auckland Council, Toi O Manukau, Tamaki Makaurau ... More >>

Adam NZ Play Award winner for 2012

Monday, 26 March 2012, 4:02 pm | Playmarket

PLAYMARKET is pleased to announce the Adam NZ Play Award winner for 2012: Mitch Tawhi Thomas for his play HUI Pita: I could throw you back to where you came from Tina: I came from here Four brothers are drawn home to mourn the death of their father ... More >>

Playmarket Award

Friday, 25 November 2011, 3:08 pm | Playmarket

At an awards function at Downstage Theatre, on 23 November, Murray Lynch announced that in PLAYMARKET’s funding agreement for 2012 – 2014, Creative New Zealand have approved a new award – called the PLAYMARKET AWARD - that will be offered ... More >>

PLAYMARKET presents the 2011 NZ PLAY SERIES

Monday, 21 November 2011, 2:17 pm | Playmarket

Since its launch in 2007, PLAYMARKET ’s New Zealand Play Series has published eleven volumes of major work s for the stage, yet New Zealand theatres have produced many significant plays that remain unpublished. The New Zealand Play Series seeks to ensure ... More >>

Playmarket Brown Ink Sessions

Friday, 5 August 2011, 1:57 pm | Playmarket

"I wrote this play to give voice to many women who have had to survive their childhood…” More >>

Playmarket Presents The Brown Ink Sessions

Friday, 22 July 2011, 1:07 pm | Playmarket

PLAYMARKET is committed to drawing out the stories and supporting the talent of Maori and Pasifika Playwrights, and in this, the second annual BROWN INK SESSIONS, the focus is on new writers and new stories. More >>

Workshops on collaborative theatre

Thursday, 26 May 2011, 1:04 pm | Playmarket

PLAYMARKET have gathered some of the country’s most experienced and successful theatre collaborators to lead a series of five workshops exploring the creation, recording, and contracting of collaborative work. More >>

b4 25 Shortlist Announced

Wednesday, 11 May 2011, 11:38 am | Playmarket

The annual PLAYMARKET PLAYWRIGHTS b4 25 competition challenges youngplaywrights (24 and under) to write about anything that matters to them in any way they like, for any kind of audience they like, with the tag-line CHANGE THE WORLD – WRITE A PLAY! More >>

Award Winning Play Gets a Reading at Circa Theatre

Friday, 6 May 2011, 11:52 am | Playmarket

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Adam New Zealand Play Award Shortlist Announced

Monday, 4 April 2011, 1:06 pm | Playmarket

Adam New Zealand Play Award Shortlist Announced The Adam New Zealand Play Award recognises and celebrates the best in new writing for the theatre. The annual award, now in its fourth year, is the only one of it’s kind for new writing and encourages ... More >>

Short list for Playwriting Award Announced

Friday, 12 November 2010, 12:02 pm | Playmarket

Playmarket is proud to announce the four playwrights shortlisted for one of New Zealand’s most significant national theatre awards - the Bruce Mason Playwriting Award . More >>

 

 

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