Winner of the exil playwrights’ prize 2022 is Giorgio Ferretti with his play “America”.
The exil playwrights’ prize 2022 awarded by the WIENER WORTSTAETTEN in cooperation with Schauspiel Leipzig and the exil association goes to Giorgio Ferretti for his play America.
An initiative for the promotion of contemporary drama by the WIENER WORTSTAETTEN and Schauspiel Leipzig in cooperation with exil – zentrum für interkulturelle kunst und antirassismusarbeit.
Since 2007, the WIENER WORTSTAETTEN have awarded a playwright prize as part of the literary competition “schreiben zwischen den kulturen” (Writing between cultures). Since 2018, the award, endowed with € 3,000, has been awarded biennially in cooperation with Schauspiel Leipzig to a playwrights who submits a full-length play that has not yet premiered and deals in the broadest sense with the themes of identity, integration, interculturality and life between cultures.
The previous prize winners:
Semir Plivac (2007), Ana Bilic (2008), Marianna Salzmann (2009), Olga Grjasnowa (2010), Azar Mortazavi (2011), Valerie Melichar (2012), Susanne Ayoub (2013), Barbara K. Anderlič (2014), Christian Maly-Motta (2015), Mehdi Moradpour (2016), Amirabbas Gudarzi (2017), Alexandra Pâzgu (2018), Emre Akal (2020)