ADAM NZ PLAY AWARD 2011 WINNERS

PLAYMARKET is pleased to announce the ADAM NZ PLAY AWARD winner for 2011:

ARUN SUBRAMANIAM for his play HERO

Hero recounts the glory and anguish surrounding a Malaysian politician's assassination as told through the eyes of his wife and thirteen-year-old son.

PLAYMARKET also announced the following category winners:

Runners-up:                        

Courtney Meredith for Rushing Dolls

Georgina Titheridge for Sliderhands

Best Play by a Pasifika Playwright:

Maureen Fepulea'i for e ono tama'i pato

Best Play by a Maori Playwright:

Whiti Hereaka for Rona and Rabbit on the Moon           

Best Play by a Woman Playwright:

Georgina Titheridge for Sliderhands

Courtney Meredith for Rushing Dolls

The Play Press submission to Susan Smith Blackburn Prize:

Georgina Titheridge for Sliderhands

Special Mention (Playmarket & Circa sponsored reading):

Joe Musaphia for Problems

PumpHouse Theatre Prize for an Auckland Playwright

(two week development season):

Margot McRae for Fools' Paradise