Past Winners of The Relentless Award

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The 2017 Relentless award Winners

After much deliberation and thousands of hours of reading, we're thrilled to announce this year's winning plays:

Winner of The 2017 Relentless Award: Gracie Gardner. Photo credit: Patrick Fleury2017 Relentless Award Winner

Pussy Sludge by Gracie Gardner

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2017 Finalists

Hamlet by Mia Fefferman by Mara Nelson-Greenberg

One More Less by Kate Cortesi

There's Always the Hudson by Paola Lázaro

2017 Semifinalists

Before Evening Comes by Philana Omorotionmwan

The Mermaids' Parade by Gina Femia

Sanctuary City by Martyna Majok

Wink by Jen Silverman

2017 Honorable Mentions

Another Jungle by Kristin Idaszak

Backwater Rising by Lizzie Vieh

Bondage by Star Finch

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Home Church Play by Jacob Perkins

Masculinity Max by MJ Kaufman

Sarah's Salt. by Jillian Walker

they don't really care about us by Aurin Squire

USUAL GIRLS by Ming Peiffer

Wendy and the Neckbeards by Kari Bentley-Quinn

ZAMBONI by Sean-Patrick O'Brien

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Past Winners of The Relentless Award


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