And here it is: the 2019 Alberta Playwriting Competition shortlist

By Liz Nicholls,

The venerable Alberta Playwriting Competition, 53 years old, has announced this year’s shortlist of plays, three from Edmonton three from Calgary. The list is culled, by a three-person jury, from a wealth of submissions, some 43 this year. Bring ’em on: 

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)

The awards are a joint enterprise by the Alberta Playwrights Network and Theatre Alberta. The recipients of the “Grand Prize” and the “Novitiate Prize” will get announced  July 24 at Calgary’s theatre awards, the Betty Mitchells.  

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