Michael Hennessey wins 1st place for play

  Michael Hennessey of Charlottetown has received word that his play, THE SEARCH FOR EILEEN SULLIVAN, has placed first in a one-act playwriting contest dealing with the Irish diaspora to North America, organized by Montrealer Byron Toben, The winning play carries with it a prize of $500. Second place went to Anne Phelan of Brooklyn,…

THE 2011 HERMAN VOADEN PLAYWRITING COMPETITION

ABOUT THE CONTEST Herman Voaden (1903-1991), Canadian playwright, director and theatrical innovator, was a lifelong champion of Canadian culture. “It gives some satisfaction to know that the crusade I have helped to lead has made it possible for the dreamers and innovators of today’s theatre to follow their dreams and continue their innovations.” This competition,…