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ELISABETH EASTHER WINS 2014 ADAM NZ PLAY AWARD

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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, funny and sophisticated.

DENISE WALSH OBITUARY

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6 MARCH 2014

The death yesterday in Dunedin at the age of 71 of the well-known writer and director of plays for young people, Denise Walsh, was announced by the playwright's agent, Murray Lynch, Director of Playmarket, the New Zealand playwrights' agency and script development service.

JAMIE McCASKILL WINS 2013 BRUCE MASON PLAYWRITING AWARD

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24 NOVEMBER 2013

JAMIE McCASKILL AWARDED THE 2013 BRUCE MASON PLAYWRITING AWARD

The Bruce Mason Playwriting Award was presented to Jamie McCaskill at the Playmarket 40th Birthday Accolades in Wellington on 24 November 2013.

The $10,000 cash prize recognises early success in the career of the winning playwright and is designed to encourage their continued exploration of the theatre medium.

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