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Theatre For Young People Award
or Theatre for Young Audiences
Subcategory of AWGIE Awards
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Notes

  • Sometimes awarded in sub-categories which have varied over the life of the Awards. Awards may be given for an Original work or for an Adaptation.

Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2020

winner y separately published work icon Cusp Mary Anne Butler , 2018 13419116 2018 single work drama

'Elvis wants Rosie. Rosie wants to escape. Maddie doesn’t know what the hell she wants, but it sure isn’t this. Cusp examines the lives of three young adults as they swim against the tides of irrevocable change. How do you move into the future, when your past keeps dragging you backwards?'

Source: National Playwriting Festival program.

Year: 2017

winner y separately published work icon Where Words Once Were Finegan Kruckemeyer , 2016 11415187 2016 single work drama fantasy children's

'Young Orhan lives in a world where words are both very precious and very dangerous. Only 1,000 of them can exist: new ones are forbidden, and anything newly invented takes the place of an existing word, which is then illegal to say. Those who disobey the rules are punished in the strongest way possible. They lose their right to speak and to be spoken of; they become only "…" – a condition that causes them to slowly fade away. When Orhan accidentally takes a pen (a mighty weapon indeed!) from school, he sets in motion an adventure to reclaim lost words.'

Source: Kennedy Center (http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/KRTBA).

Year: 2016

Sometimes awarded in sub-categories which have varied over the life of the Awards. Awards may be given for an Original work or for an Adaptation.
joint winner y separately published work icon Reasons to Stay Inside Katy Warner , 2015 10274861 2015 single work drama children's

'Pedro and Flora. Flora and Pedro. Best Friends. Until one day he stops going outside and starts building a gigantic pillow fort.

'Pedro has the best reasons to stay inside but Flora knows what he’s missing and will do whatever it takes to get her best friend back.

'You can’t stay inside your fort forever, can you?

'A show about irritating best friends, pillow forts, dancing pegacorns and that weird anxious feeling.'

Source: The Blue Room Theatre.

Year: 2015

Year: 2015

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