Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) 2013 invites entries
Celebrating excellence in theatre and stage craft, the Mahindra Group proudly presents the eighth edition of the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) to be held in March 2013. Entries for META 2013 are invited from theatre productions across the country for original or adapted plays, in any language, staged between January 1, 2012 and January 10, 2013.
Recognizing and rewarding all aspects of theatre production and stage craft, META is one of the Indian theatre industry’s premier awards. META provides a concrete platform to celebrate and promote theatre’s varied elements like playwriting, set design, costume and light design, direction and performance. Instituted by the Mahindra Group, in continuation of their commitment to promoting the arts, META 2013 aims at bringing together the best of Indian theatre from the year gone by. The awards consists of a specially designed trophy and a cheque of Rs.100,000 for the Best Production, Rs.75,000 for Best Original Playwright and Rs.45,000 for all other award categories.
“The Indian theatre industry, with its myriad languages, indigenous styles and rich cultural diversity, has a lot to offer and META is a national award dedicated to celebrating all aspects of this industry. Every year, we witness increasing enthusiasm from theatre companies as well as audiences across the country. With its finger on the pulse of Indian theatre, META 2013 hopes to continue this celebration on a grander scale.”, commented Ravi Dubey, Creative Director of META 2013.