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Bread and Roses Theatre launches second year of playwriting award

Submissions for the prize are open until September 30. Photo: Shutterstock
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London fringe venue the Bread and Roses Theatre has launched the second year of its playwriting prize.

The award is a competition for full-length plays and specifies that at least half the roles must be female.

The plays must not have been published or produced, and they must be written by UK-based playwrights.

The winning playwright will receive a £500 prize, a free appraisal and consideration for publication by Lazy Bee Scripts, as well as a full production or rehearsed reading at the Bread and Roses in 2017.

Several runner-up prizes will also be available.

The prize is being run by the Clapham-based fringe theatre, in collaboration with the Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund and Lazy Bee Scripts.

Submissions for the prize are open until midnight on September 30.

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