The Hindu Playwright Award 2017 invites applicants to submit a full-length play on any subject with a performance time of 50 minutes or more.The award carries a cash prize of ₹2 lakh, for the best new theatre script in English.
Indian citizens or people who have been residents of India for the past five years and are aged over 18 are eligible to apply. Entries can be on any subject of the applicant’s choice and must be a full-length play with a performance time of 50 minutes or more.
Terms and Conditions
Entries must be printed in double space on single sides of A4 sheets and sent to The Hindu Playwright Award 2017, Strategy Department, The Hindu, Kasturi Buildings, 859-860 Anna Salai, Chennai 600002. A copy must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Clarifications can also be sought on email@example.com.
Entries in print and via email must reach on or before Wednesday, May 31, 2017, and must include a short profile of the playwright, the writer’s name, phone number, email id and postal address. Manuscripts will not be returned.
The decision of the judges is final. The shortlist will be announced in July. The winner will be announced during The Hindu Theatre Fest 2017.