2021 Shortlist

We are delighted to announce the shortlist of writers for the 2021 Women’s Prize for Playwriting.

Thank you to everyone for your submissions, below are the 30 plays that have made it to the shortlist.

 

MOUNTAIN WARFARE by Abi Zakarian
Little Sister by Alice Flynn
Birdie by Alison Carr
Like.Share.Kill by Bella Enahoro
Awareness by Beth Westbrook
Foreign by Carmen Harris
YELLOW TEETH by Dina Nayeri
Of Silent Words by Diya Sengupta and Amy Brian
Time, Like the Sea by Georgia Bruce
A Bouffon Play About Hong Kong by Isabella Leung
FURIES by Isley Lynn
Consumed by Karis Kelly
Void by Laura Waldren
upright enuf by lydia luke
The Middle by Mandi Chivasa
And Tomorrow I’ll Dance With You by Méábh de Brún
Kissing by Miriam Battye
Dollars and Sense by Naomi Sumner
Sankofa by Nicole Acquah
Blessed Spirits by Nicole Joseph
Some of Us Exist in the Future by Nkenna Akunna
4 Decades by Paula B Stanic
SAMUEL TAKES A BREAK IN MALE DUNGEON NO. 5 AFTER A LONG BUT GENERALLY SUCCESSFUL DAY OF TOURS by Rhianna Kemi Ilube
A Woman Walks into a Bank by Roxy Cook
Rojava by Sharon Farrell
HOW I LEARNED TO SWIM by Somebody Jones
The Kilburn Muhammad Ali by Tam J Miller
Imposter Syndrome by Tolu Fagbayi
Ripe by Trudie Shutler
The Light Trail by Lydia Sabatini

Well done. And good luck…