Judith Barlow Prize

A New Prize for Student Playwrights in Honor of Judith E. Barlow

THE PRIZE

The first place student winner will receive a $2500 award plus a $500 prize to their professor for introducing the material.
The second place student winner will receive a $1000 award. 

This year's award goes to Kara Jobe for her play, Leaf. Please join us at 4pm, April 23rd, for a public reading and reception. 

TICKETS HERE

ABOUT JUDITH E. BARLOW

Judith E. Barlow is a Professor Emeritus of English and Women’s Studies at the University of Albany, SUNY; received her B.A. from Cornell University and her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania; editor of Plays By American Women 1900-1930, Plays By American Women 1930-1960, and Women Writers of the Provincetown Playhouse; author of Final Acts: The Creation of Three Late O’Neill Plays, as well as numerous essays on American Drama. 

 

ELIGIBILITY

In order to apply, a student must be currently enrolled in (or have completed in the past 12 months) a class that is participating in History Matters/Back to the Future’s One Play At A Time: Historic Women Playwrights Initiative. 

 

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS

In addition to the completed Application Form, you will need to attach a copy of your one-act play and request a brief recommendation letter from your participating professor.

 

APPLY

Submissions will be accepted between May 31, 2017 and December 30, 2017. Winners will be announced at an Awards Ceremony in April 2018.  In order to apply, please simply download the Word or PDF version of the application and submit according to the instructions in the application. 

 

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