Ebell Playwright Prize

The Ebell Playwright Prize honors and encourage women, who are often under-represented in the arts. The contest is open to women residents of California only. 
First prize: $5,000 and a staged reading at the Ebell. 
Second Prize, $1,000. Third Prize $500.

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Congratulations to 2016 Ebell Playwright Prize winners!

Jody Gehrman won first prize with TRIBAL LIFE IN AMERICA and Jessica Silvetti won second place with LAURA. Third place winner is Katherine Cortez with her play MUSE OF FIRE.
Elina deSantos will direct the staged reading of Jody’s play at the Ebell of Los Angeles on Sunday, March 5, 2017.

To all the California women playwrights who entered the competition, congratulations to you, too. Please keep writing. We at the Ebell support you and your talent.

To find out more about the Ebell Playwright Prize, visit the website: