In the nomination “Best Play for Teenagers”, which was announced for the first time this year, the play “November Call” by Maria Malukhina won.
It should be noted that this play took part in the text drama competition for adolescents “DramTin”, organized by the Voronezh Youth Theater.
The 8 shortlisted works will traditionally be published in the “2022 Character Contest Best Works” collection.
Acceptance of works for the 2023 competition begins on January 1.
Dmitry Astrakhan, artistic director of the “School of Modern Game”:
– This year more than 400 plays from 18 countries were submitted to the competition, which testifies to the high prestige of the “Characters”. The jury of the anniversary competition was made up of true professionals who work closely with modern dramaturgy. Result: out of 27 works on the long list, the jury chose 8, presenting the highest requirements for applicants. We do not stop to wait for new plays, which we will begin to accept from January 1, 2023. I would like to wish the authors: write about what really worries and hurts you. At the same time, keep in touch with future viewers; after all, you are writing for them. And don’t change the traditional dramatic forms developed by your predecessors. With all the innovations, searches and experiments, those genres and principles that were found by the classics have worked, work and will work, resonating with the widest audience.