The Yale Drama Series 2021

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2021 Yale Drama Series Prize for emerging playwright

2021 Yale Drama Series Prize for emerging playwright


2021 Yale Drama Series Prize for emerging playwright is Organised and sponsored by Yale University Press and Yale Repertory Theatre.

The Yale Drama Series prize competition is for emerging playwrights.

Note: All Submissions must be original, unpublished full-length plays written in English,

with a minimum of 65 pages, and Playwrights should submit only one manuscript.

Also note that Translations, musicals, adaptations, and children’s plays are not accepted. Plays that have been professionally produced or published are not eligible.


The winning play will be judged and selected by the Yale Drama series’ current judge, Paula Vogel.

Submissions open:
1 June 2021

Submissions close:
15 August 2021

The Yale Drama Series is an annual competition for emerging playwrights.

Therefore, Worldwide submissions are accepted.

Competition Entry fee
The competition is free to enter.

Prizes to be won:
The winner will be awarded the David Charles Horn Prize of $10,000, publication of

his/her manuscript by Yale University Press, and a staged reading at Lincoln Center’s Claire Tow Theater.

Competition website
Visit the official competition website for further info

Author: Isaacoed Buchi Jamie

Isaacoed Buchi Jamie

Isaacoed Buchi Jamie

Isaacoed Buchi Jamie is a content writer, entrepreneur, and founder of Be first African Initiative, a non-profit organization based in Abuja, Nigeria which focuses on harnessing the strength and potentials of young minds for the purpose of transforming them to be an agent of positive change and impact. He is a Healthcare service professional, and an Experienced Electrocardiograph Technician with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital, health care industry, and non-profit Organisations. He is Skilled in Personal & identity Branding, Personal Development, Organizational Leadership, Fiction & Creative Writing, and Website Development. Also Focused on Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Physiological Procedures.

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