The Bruce Mason Playwriting Award was presented to Sam Brooks at the Playmarket Accolades held at the Hannah Playhouse in Wellington on 13 November 2016. The $10,000 cash prize recognises early success in the career of the winning playwright and is designed to encourage their continued exploration of the theatre medium.
Playmarket and the New Zealand Writers Guild collaborate to bring you a new opportunity – under the existing banners of Brown Ink and Asian Ink – for unproduced screenplays and plays.
This fresh and exciting opportunity encourages new voices to the fore. Submissions now open Playmarket and the New Zealand Writers Guild joint Brown and Asian Ink development programme is looking for Maori, Pasifika and Asian writers with the best new, exciting and original work.