Oregon Play Prize

T|R|S seeks out thrilling new work from writers around the country. To these exciting artists, we provide developmental support through commissions, readings workshops and productions.

The Oregon Play Prize focuses this energy on a writer with deep roots in Oregon. Selected through a highly competitive process that gives our audiences and community the ultimate voice in awarding the prize, this writer receives a $10,000 commission.

The Oregon Play Prize was first awarded in 2016 to Steve Rathje for his play Signs.

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Award Reflections from Luan Schooler, Director of New Play Development & Dramaturgy

Among life’s moments to savor are those when one gets to be the bearer of wonderful news.

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2016 Finalists

The Oregon Play Prize is a foundational element of Artists Rep’s Table|Room|Stage program to develop new work for the theatre.

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Oregon Play Prize: Time for the Public to VOTE!

After months of 24 volunteer readers with eyes on 131 scripts, we're down to the 3 finalists. And now it is your turn!

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Oregon Play Prize Nearing the Final Round

The reading and evaluation process for the Oregon Play Prize continues apace!

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Oregon Play Prize Update

We are very happy to announce that there are 131 submissions to consider for the Oregon Play Prize.

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Oregon Play Prize: Calling all Oregon playwrights!

Table|Room|Stage will accept submissions for the Oregon Play Prize from November 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016.

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