PLAYMARKET is pleased to announce the ADAM NZ PLAY AWARD winner for 2017: D. F. Mamea for his third play Still Life with Chickens. Mamea also received the award for Best Play by a Pasifika Writer.
The Adam NZ Play Award recognises and celebrates the best in new unproduced writing for the theatre. Director of Playmarket Murray Lynch announced the win at Circa Theatre on 1 April 2017 alongside three other special award winners.
PETER SKELLERN 14 March 1947 - 17 February 2017
The Bruce Mason Playwriting Award was presented to Sam Brooks at the Playmarket Accolades held at the Hannah Playhouse in Wellington on 13 November 2016. 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.