The shortlist for Best New Play of the Year:
Butterfly by Tife Kusoro
Foxes by Dexter Flanders
PanLid by David Judge
Princess & The Hustler by Chinonyerem Odimba
Rockets and Blue Lights by Winsome Pinnock
The award will be presented to the winning writer at the 22nd Alfred Fagon Awards at The Dorfman Theatre, National Theatre on Friday, 9th November.
The Roland Rees Bursary will also be presented at the event.
Last year’s winning play Shebeen by Mufaro Makubika starring Martina Laird and Karl Collins went on to play to sell-out audiences and at Nottingham Playhouse and Theatre Royal Stratford East earlier this year, gathering critical reviews
The Alfred Fagon Award is supported by The Peggy Ramsay Foundation.
The trustees of The Alfred Fagon Award are: #YvonneBrewster OBE James Hogan and Sheelagh Killeen