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ADAM NZ PLAY AWARD SHORTLIST 2013

The Award celebrates the best in new writing for the theatre.

Playmarket is excited to announce the shortlisted plays and playwrights for 2013.

Paul Baker - The Night Visitors

Philip Braithwaite - The Mercy Clause

Sam Brooks - And I Was Like

Michael Galvin - Give Up

Joseph Harper - Atlas/mountains/dead butterflies

David Mamea - Goodbye My Feleni

Renae Maihi - Patua

Hannah McKie - Mary Scott: Queen of the Backblocks

Alice Miller - Native Affairs

Olga Nikora - Stroika

Bruce Clyde Thomson - Ayn Rand Has Her Way

WHITI HEREAKA awarded the 2012 Bruce Mason Playwriting Award

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26 NOVEMBER 2012

WHITI HEREAKA awarded the 2012 Bruce Mason Playwriting Award

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

The award exists to recognise early success in the career of the winning playwright; to encourage their continued exploration of the theatre medium and grants a $10,000 cash prize.

DEAN PARKER awarded the INAUGURAL PLAYMARKET AWARD

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26 NOVEMBER 2012

DEAN PARKER awarded the INAUGURAL PLAYMARKET AWARD

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

The award was created to recognise a playwright who has made a significant artistic contribution to theatre in New Zealand, and grants a $20,000 cash prize.

MIKE & VIRGINIA

CIRCA AND PLAYMARKET PRESENT A REHEARSED READING OF

MIKE & VIRGINIA

BY KATHRYN BURNETT & NICK WARD

Circa Two - Saturday 17 November 2012 - 2pm

Director: Kerryn Palmer     

Mike: Will Hall     Virginia: Luanne Gordon

"Let us consider the ludicrous nature of romantic comedy…"em>

So begins this witty, fast-paced romp that sets out to subvert every

Romantic Comedy convention in the book.

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