Pleased to hear that Velvet Revolution has made the short list for the Alberta Playwrights Network’s 2019 Alberta Playwriting Competition. The winner will be announced at the Betty Mitchell Awards on June 24. Here’s their announcement:
53RD ANNUAL ALBERTA PLAYWRITING COMPETITION
Presented by APN in association with Theatre Alberta.
THE JURY FOR THE 2019 EDITION OF THE ANNUAL ALBERTA PLAYWRITING COMPETITION READ 43 SUBMISSIONS AND SELECTED THE FOLLOWING PLAYS TO THE 2019 SHORTLIST.
The 2019 Alberta Playwriting Competition Shortlist:
(Alphabetical by Playwright Last Name)
Kit and Joe by Jessy Ardern (Edmonton)
The Green Line by Makram Ayache (Edmonton)
WROL by Michaela Jeffery (Calgary)
Boom Baby by Natalie Meisner (Calgary)
The Miracle Queen by Andrew Torry (Calgary)
Velvet Revolution by David van Belle (Edmonton)
There were many more plays that were recognized from the submissions and the three-person jury commented on the incredibly rich pool of talented voices creating theatre in this province.
The recipient of the Grand Prize, as well as the Novitiate Prize will be announced in Calgary on July 24th, 2019 at the Betty Mitchell Awards and posted immediately on Twitter - @APNPlaywrights