Applications are invited for The Hindu Playwright Award 2018...

April 2, 2018 5:38:57 PM IST
MTG editorial

The Hindu Playwright Award, initiated in 2008, carries a cash prize of Rs 2 lakh, for the best play script in English.

Terms and Conditions:

- Applicants must be above 18 years of age.

- They must be Indian citizens or residing in India for the last five years.

- Employees of THG Publishing Private Ltd and their close relatives are not eligible to participate.

- Only full-length English plays (50 minutes performance time or more, on any subject of your choice) are accepted.

- The script should be an original, unpublished and unperformed work. Each applicant can send in only one submission.

- Please note that previous years' submissions will not be considered.

- The entry must reach (in print and via email) on or before May 31, 2018.

- The submission must not contain any quotations or copyrighted material without obtaining permissions. Translated works are not eligible.

- Adaptations of novels and texts are accepted.

How to Apply:

- Please attach a short curriculum vitae of the playwright as well (name, telephone/mobile number, email and postal address).

- Submissions must be printed using double space on single sides of A4 sheets and sent to: The Hindu Playwright Award 2018, Strategy Department, The Hindu, Kasturi Buildings, 859-860, Anna Salai, Chennai - 600 002, Tel: (044) 2857 6300 Ext: 217.

- Entries should also be emailed to If you have any queries, please email on the same.

- The shortlist will be released before July 7, 2018, and the winner will be announced during The Hindu Theatre Fest 2018.

- The decision of the judges is final.

*Mumbai Theatre Guide takes no responsibility for change in schedule.

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