2015 Alberta Playwriting Competition Recipients Announced
The Alberta Playwrights’ Network and Theatre Alberta are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Alberta Playwriting Competition, the longest running provincial competition of its kind in Canada, offering the largest cash prize of any provincial playwriting competition.
Calgary playwright KEN CAMERON received the Grand Prize for his one-act play THE BLOGFATHER. The Grand Prize winner also receives $3500.00.
Edmonton Playwright LIANE FAULDER received the Discovery Prize for her play THE LONG WALK HOME. The emerging playwright will receive the $1,500 prize to help fund her future writing endeavours.
The jury awarded Honourable Mentions in the Grand Prize Category to MEG BRAEM (Calgary) for her play A Worthy Opponent and to DARRIN HAGEN (Edmonton) for his play Go West, Young Man.
The jury awarded Honourable Mentions in the Discovery Prize Category to MICHELE MILLER for her play 21: The Musical and LIAM SALMON for his play Dig.
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