Page 73 Productions Announces Finalists for 2013 P73 Playwriting Fellowship
Off-Broadway's Page 73 Productions – a company dedicated to producing and developing works by early-career playwrights -- has announced 8 finalists for their 2013 P73 Playwriting Fellowship serving early-career playwrights.
The 2013 P73 Playwriting Fellowship marks the tenth year of Page 73's nationally recognized program that offers a cash award and a year of development support to one playwright annually. Former P73 Playwriting Fellows include Kirsten Greenidge, Quiara Alegria Hudes, Jason Grote, Krista Knight, Tommy Smith, Heidi Schreck, Eliza Clark, and Janine Nabers. The current, 2012 P73 Playwriting Fellow is Max Posner.
For the 2013 P73 Playwriting Fellowship, Page 73 has doubled the cash award traditionally associated with the Fellowship to $10,000.
Finalists are selected each year from a highly competitive application process. This year, Page 73 received 330 applications, the most in its history. The finalists are: George Brant, Meghan Deans, Nick Gandiello, David Jenkins, Meghan Kennedy, Kait Kerrigan, EM Lewis, and Caroline V. McGraw.
The 2013 P73 Playwriting Fellow will be announced in late December. At that time, Page 73 will also announce members for the 2013 Interstate 73 writers group; participants selected for the 2013 Page 73 Summer Residency at Yale will be announced in the new year.
Applications for Page 73's 2014 development programs will be available online in February 2013 at www.page73.org, and will be due May 1st, 2013. There is no fee to apply.
PAGE 73 Productions – under the leadership of Executive Directors Liz Jones and Asher Richelli and Associate Director Michael Walkup – develops and produces the work of early-career playwrights who have yet to have their work professionally produced in New York. In addition to its annual development programs, Page 73 produces at least one New York or world premiere by an early-career playwright each year, as well as an extensive "Page 2" developmental workshop for one new play each year.