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Australian Theatre Festival NYC 2024 New Play Award

The Australian Theatre Festival NYC New Play Award now celebrates two new Australian plays/musicals with distinct Australian voices, with a total cash prize of US$20,000. The winning play or musical will also be presented as a staged reading in New York City as a part of the 2024 Festival, with airfares to New York covered by Shane and Cathryn Brennan. The prize is open to writers who are Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia.
Submissions close 4 March; learn more and apply.

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Celina Lei is an arts writer and editor at ArtsHub. She acquired her M.A in Art, Law and Business in New York with a B.A. in Art History and Philosophy from the University of Melbourne. She has previously worked across global art hubs in Beijing, Hong Kong and New York in both the commercial art sector and art criticism. She took part in drafting NAVA’s revised Code of Practice - Art Fairs and was the project manager of ArtsHub’s diverse writers initiative, Amplify Collective. Celina is based in Naarm/Melbourne.