Announcing a new initiative to bring Australian stories to life on stage!
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107 and Actors Centre Australia (ACA) launched The New Plot, a new development award for Australian Playwrights. This initiative has been created to foster professional development for writers and actors to bring new Australian stories to the stage. The New Plot is a feature of ‘107 Presents 2017’ season and will culminate in Performances Wednesday to Sunday - March 29th to April 9th
The top 6 scripts have been selected from 65 submissions by the expert panel Dean Carey, Philip Quast and Stephen Sewell, under the watchful eye of The New Plot Ambassador Gale Edwards the Award winning Australian Theatre Director.
The winning playwright will receive $10,000 cash, a 4-week artist’s residency at The Bundanon Trust and will be featured in the 2018, 107 Presents program across a full 3-week season.
Plus, there will also be a People’s Choice Award across all nights with audiences encouraged to vote for their favourite play and actor. The favourite play will receive $1,000 plus the favourite actor will receive $1,000 worth of rehearsal/performance space at 107.
The website: www.thenewplot.org
The New Plot Launch: https://vimeo.com/190498210
Venue: 107, 107 Redfern Street Redfern, NSW 2016
Season: Wednesday to Sunday - March 29th to April 9th
Performance times: 7:30pm
Prices: 1 night $33.30, 2 nights $55.60
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