HLT congratulates playwright Gary Henderson who was presented with the Playmarket Award at the Playmarket Accolades in late 2013. The award was created to recognise a playwright who has made a significant artistic contribution to theatre in New Zealand, and grants a $20,000 cash prize. In 2013 alone Gary's work was performed by professional companies in New Zealand, Canada, the UK and the US. Read more here. Gary’s work includes the acclaimed plays Peninsula, Home Land and An Unseasonable Fall of Snow (all staged at HLT), Mo and Jess Kill Susie, Skin Tight, and Sunset Cafe.