Since 1993, Playwrights First has recognized, rewarded and advanced playwrights of unusual promise.
Annual Contest - Best New Play Award
$1,000 first place award,
and when feasible, a professional reading before a New York audience.
2018-2019 submissions accepted August 1 through September 15, 2018.
Ending date is subject to change.
Winning and finalist playwrights will be notified by letter. The winner will be announced on the Award Recipients page in June 2019.