Performing and playwriting awards that recognise excellence and achievement in the theatre sector.
The Allianz Business to Arts Awards celebrate imaginative and effective business partnership with the arts. The call for nominations takes place in March/April each year, with the awards ceremony taking place in September. Success at these high-profile awards raises the profile of your organisation within your business sector and within the wider business community.
Open to: All official entrants in the festival. Categories include: Best Production, Best Design, Best Performers, Best Ensemble, Judge’s Choice, Fishamble New Writing Award, First Fortnight Award, Next Stage Wild Card, Bewley’s Café Theatre Little Gem Award, Spirit of the Fringe Commissioning Award in association with Project Arts Centre
An annual award for outstanding work by Irish authors. Presented by the American Ireland Fund.
Playwriting awards include: Full-Length Play Award; One Act Play Award Total Prize Fund: €1,750
The PJ O Connor Awards for Radio Drama celebrate the best in new Irish writing.
c/o Radio Centre, RTE
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This award, inaugurated by ITI, is named in honour of Phelim Donlon, former General Manager of Irish Theatre Company, Drama Officer at the Arts Council and a dedicated member of the first Irish Theatre Institute PLAYOGRAPHYIreland Advisory Panel, in acknowledgement of his valued contribution to Irish theatre.
Irish Theatre Institute
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Set up in honour of the late Belfast playwright, Stewart Parker (1941-1988), the Stewart Parker Trust seeks to encourage new writers for theatre in Ireland, North and South. The Trust awards a Major Bursary to an emerging writer each year, and hosts an annual week-long residential workshop at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig.
Stewart Parker Trust
The awards are open to all new theatre and opera productions performed by professional theatre companies in Ireland, North and South.
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The Irish Playwrights’ and Screenwriters’ Guild’s ZeBBie Awards celebrate the very best of writing in Ireland for the stage, screen and radio.