Competitions

The John C. Edwards Undergraduate Prize Plays

The John C. Edwards Undergraduate Prize Plays (UPP) are awarded to undergraduate students whose original works will be produced and performed as part of our main stage season.

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The Woodward International Playwriting Prize

The University of New Hampshire proudly announces a call for plays that focus on a culture other than the US for the Woodward International Playwriting Prize. The Woodward international Playwriting Prize is part of Cultural Stages: The International Drama and Dance Initiative. The aim of this program is to broaden and deepen the understanding of international cultures through a competition for plays addressing relevant themes.

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The Anna Zornio Children's Theatre Playwriting Award

The family and friends of Anna Zornio established this award in 1979 to aid students and others with an interest in writing scripts for Children's Theatre. A nation-wide search is conducted every four years for the best original children's script, with the winner being selected by the director and faculty of the Youth Drama Program at the University of New Hampshire.

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