ADAA’s $10,000 William Saroyan Prize For Playwriting 2010 Deadline Approaching

LOS ANGELES – The Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance welcomes submissions for its 2010 William Saroyan Prize for Playwriting, made possible by a grant from the William Saroyan Foundation.  The deadline is February 15, 2010 for full-length plays on Armenian themes.

The grand prize is $10,000, with publicity and other prizes awarded to the top three finalists. Electronic Submissions are preferred to,.  Complete guidelines are available on   

The Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance’s mission is to make the Armenian voice heard on the world stage through the dramatic arts of theatre and film.  The organization accomplishes this mission by supporting playwrights and screenwriters with production opportunities, annual industry events, networking resources, film festivals and writing awards.  Visit for more information.

Submissions for the prize must be postmarked or time-stamped by February 15, 2010. Again, email submissions are preferred, or the script (four copies), bio, entry fee ($20), synopsis and other required material can be mailed to ADAA, Sunset Gower Studios, 1438 N. Gower St., Box 24, Courtyard Suite 43, Hollywood, CA 90028.  For questions, contact or 323 315 9415 or 858-344-3357.


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