METROPLUS PLAYWRIGHT AWARD 2010
Have a play to submit? Take a look at the rules and regulations for the MetroPlus Playwright Award 2010
The Hindu MetroPlus Playwright Award 2010 carries a cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh for the best new English script.
* The entry must be a full-length play on any subject of your choice - not less than 60 minutes, and not exceeding 120 minutes of performance time.
* The play must be an original, unpublished and unperformed work in English. It must not have been staged in any public space.
* It must be written by an Indian citizen or by a person resident in India over the last five years.
* Submissions made for the 2008 and 2009 awards will not be considered. Only one submission will be entertained from a person.
* The submission must not contain any quotation or copyright material without proper permission having been obtained.
* Translations are not eligible. Adaptations of novels and texts are eligible.
* Submissions must be typed in double space on single sides of A4 sheets and sent to: The MetroPlus, (Playwright Award 2010), The Hindu, Kasturi Buildings, 859/860, Anna Salai, Chennai 600002 and ALSO emailed to: email@example.com
* Your play must reach us (in BOTH print and email form) on or before December 15, 2009.
* A short curriculum vitae of the playwright must be attached to the play, with the writer’s name, telephone/mobile number, email address, and postal address.
* The entry must contain a declaration stating that the play is original and has not been either been published or performed.
* Manuscripts will not be returned.
* Employees of Kasturi & Sons and their close relatives are not eligible to enter the contest.
* The decision of the judges is final. It will be made public before March 31, 2010.
For further clarifications, email firstname.lastname@example.org
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