Archive for March 12th, 2009

2009 Brian Way Award

12th March 2009 by Maura McHugh

The shortlisted playwrights for the 2009 Brian Way Award have been announced in London.

The Award is made to the writer whose play, in the judges’ opinion, most satisfies the following description:

  • a play in which the writing is of special quality
  • a play that stimulates the imagination
  • a play that demonstrates innovation in the language or form

The Shortlisted plays for 2009 are:

  • A Sheep called Skye by Nicola McCartney (NTS)
  • Duck! by Philip Osment (Unicorn Theatre)
  • I’m A Minger by Alex Jones (Operating Theatre Company)
  • Romeo In The City by Amber Lone (Theatre Centre)
  • Space Circus by writers from Chol Theatre (Chol Theatre)
  • The Mothership by Douglas Maxwell (Birmingham Rep)
  • The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Kevin Dyer (Action Transport)