Pint Sized Plays New Zealand is calling on all budding
playwrights to submit their short plays for the second annual
Founder and organiser entertainer David Cantwell, of
Arrowtown, said Pint Sized Plays ''is your opportunity to
show just how imaginative and original you can be''.
''If it is funny, if it is sad, if it is original, it could
be a winner.''
The competition invites playwrights of all levels of
experience to write a script which can be performed by up to
three people, within the restrictions of a pub, using the
furniture, space and props at hand, and lasts from five to 10
''The most interesting, funny, surprising, dramatic or
outrageous plays are being sought, to entertain and delight
Queenstown's most discerning audiences - beer drinkers,'' Mr
All entries will be judged on their originality and
entertainment value and shortlisted to a maximum of eight.
The eight plays will be performed in front of a live audience
at the Queenstown Skycity Casino, the playwrights remaining
anonymous to make judging, which will be done by the
The winner will receive the coveted pint pot trophy.
Queenstown entertainer Mike Legge shared the stage with
actresses Jo Blick and Fiona Stephenson to perform his comedy
about a middle-aged family man's struggle against technology,
which won the inaugural Pint Sized Plays NZ competition in
March this year.
Scripts should be emailed to email@example.com.
The shortlisted scripts will be selected in early March 2014
at the monthly play reading of the Remarkable Theatre group.