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Weissberger Play Competition Open

By Stephanie Lash

New Dramatists is accepting full-length play submissions for the 1999 L. Weissberger Playwriting Competition. Deadline is June 30.

The award, honoring the late theatrical attorney and chairman of the board of New Dramatists, recognizes outstanding accomplishment in playwriting. The award carries with it a $5,000 grant, a public staged reading at New Dramatists, and publication by Samuel French, Inc.

Original and unpublished plays that will not be professionally produced before July 1, 1999 may be submitted upon nomination by theatre professionals only. One copy, typewritten and bound with a cover page that notes the title, author's name, mailing address, and phone number, as well as a self-addressed stamped envelope large enough to return the script, may be sent to L. Arnold Weissberger Playwriting Competition, 424 W. 44th St., NYC 10036

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