The artistic director will step down at the end of the 2017-18 season.
As Anne and Don Alsedek step down from the company they founded in 1983, they look back on a legacy of education and slow but steady growth.
Johnna Adams, Boni B. Alvarez, Kirk Wood Bromley, Morgan Gould, MJ Kaufman, Aya Ogawa, Jiehae Park, and Andrea Stolowit will be in residence through 2024.
The playwright will receive the award for her play ‘Indecent.’
The lineup will feature works from David Henry Hwang, Novid Parsi, and Anu Bhatt.
Next year will mark the first in the theatre’s new venue, the Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for the Arts.
The season will feature a collaboration with En Garde Arts and a play by a local playwright.
Katrina Lenk and Will Pullen receive the Clarence Derwent Award, and Barbara Barrie and Anthony Chisholm receive Richard Seff Award.
Annie Baker, Liza Birkenmeier, Sarah DeLappe, Ella Hickson, Asa Horvitz, Stephen Karam, and Stacy Osei-Kuffour are the theatre artists receiving fellowships this round.
The experimental Cleveland theatre ran a capital campaign to purchase its theatre space from the artistic director.