Archive for February 19th, 2010

McCarrick Wins New Writing Award

19th February 2010 by Maura McHugh

Irish playwright Jaki McCarrick won the 2010 PapaTango New Writing Award in the UK with her play Leopoldville.

The judges were:

* Ruth Carney (Associate Director Sheffield Theatres)
* Tamara Harvey (West End Director)
* Gene David Kirk (Artistic Director Jermyn Street Theatre)
* Jeremy Kingston (Times Critic)
* Tanya Tillet (Agent at Rod Hall)
* Tara Wilkinson (Producer Bush Theatre).

The world première will be staged at the Tristan Bates Theatre, Covent Garden, London WC1 from April 6th – April 24th 2010.