The competition is organised by the David Charles Horn Foundation. Submissions must be original, unpublished full-length plays written in English. Translations, musicals, adaptations and children’s plays are not accepted. Plays that have been professionally produced or published are not eligible. Playwrights may submit only one manuscript. Ayad Akhtar is the judge for the 2019 competition.
Awards:- 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.