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Comments and Notes from our Judges

Here’s a challenge – Construct a 5-word sentence that explains what you do as a playwright.

Photos from the Prize Presentation of the 24-Hour Playwriting Competition 2017!

Congratulations to all our winners!

The Prize Presentation of the 24-Hour Playwriting Competition!

Our judges for the 24-Hour Playwriting Competition are hard at work reading all the submitted scripts, and will soon come to a decision on the winners! The Prize Presentation of the Competition will be on Saturday, 4th November 2017, and... Continue Reading →

‘One play in one day’ – TheatreWorks 24-Hour Playwriting Competition featured in The Straits Times!

Thank you Akshita Nanda and The Straits Times for this feature on the 20th edition of our 24-Hour Playwriting Competition!

Writing exercises to flex your creative muscles!

We have less then two weeks to go to sign up for our 24-Hour Playwriting Competition! [Registration deadline is 3 Sept 2017!] We know that not everyone has a lot of time to write. So, to help you flex your... Continue Reading →

Venue for the 24-Hour Playwriting Competition 2017!

This year’s 24-Hour Playwriting Competition will be held at Kampung Kampus, Home of Ground-Up Initiative (GUI)! GUI is a volunteer-driven non-profit community that values connecting with the land for the many things it teaches us. Watch this video to find out... Continue Reading →

Announcing the 24-Hour Playwriting Competition 2017!

The much-awaited 24-Hour Playwriting Competition is back! This unique Competition marks a milestone this year as we celebrate its 20th edition! The site of the competition has always been quirky and inspiring, and it is no exception this year. To be held at... Continue Reading →

About the 24-Hour Playwriting Competition

Welcome to the blog for TheatreWorks' 24-Hour Playwriting Competition! We've come a long way since our first Playwriting Competition back in 1997 at TheatreWorks' Blackbox at Fort Canning. Every year, the venue of the competition changes and we're super excited for... Continue Reading →

TheatreWorks WRITERS’ LAB responds to ST LIFE! Article “Local theatre groups nurture fledgling playwrights with masterclasses”

On 11 July 2017, The Straits Times LIFE! carried the article “Local theatre groups nurture fledgling playwrights with masterclasses, mentorship programmes”, which celebrated the growth of writing programmes and new Singapore plays in recent years. This augurs well for the... Continue Reading →

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