Apply to both awards here by October 19, 2018.
The Adams Prize
Formerly called the Paul O'Sullivan Prize for Musical Theatre
Sponsored by the Pat and Tony Adams Freedom Fund for the Arts, this is a contest for composers/playwrights that guarantees the winner a free spot in the 2019 Toronto Fringe Festival, as well as provides a bursary to go towards the production.
Past winners include Life After by Britta Johnson (2016) and most recently The Preposterous Predicament of Polly Peel by Kevin Wong and Julie Tepperman (2018, pictured above).
New Play Contest
Sponsored by the Aubrey & Marla Dan Foundation, this is a contest for playwrights that guarantees the winner a free spot in the 2019 Toronto Fringe Festival, as well as a bursary for first, second, and third place.
Past winners include Kim's Convenience by Ins Choi (2011) and The Seat Next to the King by Steven Elliot Jackson (2017).