Deadline for $10,000 William Saroyan Prize for Playwriting Approaching

LOS ANGELES, Calif.—The Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance (ADAA) welcomes submissions for its 2010 William Saroyan Prize for Playwriting, made possible by a grant from the William Saroyan Foundation. The deadline is Feb. 15, 2010 for full-length plays on Armenian themes.

The grand prize is $10,000, with publicity and other prizes awarded to the top three finalists.

Electronic submissions are preferred and can be emailed to [email protected]. Alternatively, the script (four copies), bio, entry fee ($20), synopsis, and other required material can be mailed to: ADAA, Sunset Gower Studios, 1438 N. Gower St., Box 24, Courtyard Suite 43, Hollywood, CA 90028. Submissions for the prize must be postmarked or time-stamped by Feb. 15.

Complete guidelines are available by visiting www.armeniandrama.org/Saroyan_Award_2010.php. For more information, call (323) 315-9415 or (858) 344-3357.

The Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance’s mission is to make the Armenian voice heard on the world stage through the dramatic arts of theatre and film. The organization accomplishes this mission by supporting playwrights and screenwriters with production opportunities, annual industry events, networking resources, film festivals, and writing awards. Visit www.armeniandrama.org for more information.

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