Award for Young Playwrights

Watch for the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto Foundation's 2019 Robert Beardsley Award for Young Playwrights. This award is granted to a full-time secondary or post-secondary student within the GTA for the creation of a one-act play script.

Call for Submissions

The Award is administered as part of the Tom Hendry Awards by the Playwrights Guild of Canada.

All information and the entry form are accessible by clicking on the button below:






Award Winners


Daniel Carter,
1st Prize for lonelyboy99

Lauren Lacey for Cordelia and Natalie Liconti (with co-creators, Emily Sirota and Lucy Fandel) for The Gentle Art of Punishment
Runners up


Alexander Steele Zonjic,
1st Prize for Enola Gay

Alexandra Simpson and Lily Domingue
Runners up


Luke Reece
1st Prize for Definition

Remi Long
Runner up for Everything I Wanted to Tell You


Elizabeth Ransom
1st Prize for Rollercoaster

Rosamund Small
2nd Prize for Vitals

Erum Khan
Honourable Mention for Noor


John Rowntree
1st Prize for Black Rain

Aviva Philipp-Muller
2nd Prize for For The Greater Good