Patrick White Playwrights Award
The Patrick White Playwrights Award is an annual Australian literary award established jointly by the Sydney Theatre Company and the Sydney Morning Herald in honour of the contribution made by Patrick White to Australian Theatre. The award was launched in 2000.
The $20 000 cash award is the largest playwright award with a cash prize in Australia and is given for an unproduced play to foster the development of Australian playwrights. In addition, the winning play is given a public reading presented by the Sydney Theatre Company in association with the Sydney Writers Festival.
For more information visit sydneytheatre.com.au