A new canon inspired by Shakespeare’s Plays
Shakespeare’s New Contemporaries is a groundbreaking, industry-changing undertaking to discover, develop, and produce a new canon of 38 plays that are inspired by and in conversation with Shakespeare’s work. It’s an opportunity for playwrights of every gender, race, and creed to partner with Shakespeare. It’s our chance to find the next generation of the world’s greatest playwrights.
Amy E. Witting’s Anne Page Hates Fun (companion to The Merry Wives of Windsor) and Mary Elizabeth Hamilton’s 16 Winters or the Bears Tale (companion to The Winter’s Tale) have been selected as the inaugural winners.Learn More