The lineup will feature an interdisciplinary dance/opera and a festival of new work.
Russo has been acting managing director of the company since 2015.
The theatre is engaging new audiences with diverse work and a little nosh.
The event will host nine playwrights from across the United States, and their work will be presented to the public.
The lineup will feature six productions, including a world premiere by a local playwright.
New plays by Lisa D’Amour, Rick Ehrstin, Barbara Hammond, Mona Mansour, John Walch, and Austin Ashford will be developed over two weeks.
Setting Shakespeare’s tragedy in Persia isn’t just an aesthetic choice for the Iranian-American actor; it’s an existential one.
The lineup will feature a commissioned work by Lucas Baisch and devised piece from the theatre’s mentorship program.
Big winners of the 2017 ceremony were ‘Oslo,’ ‘The Band’s Visit,’ and the memory of Circle Rep.
The Virginia theatre will present ‘Preludes’ and ‘Ghost Quartet’ next season.