Dozens of theatres worlwide are recognized for staging works by female playwrights for 50 percent of their season.
Isabelle D’Esposito, Christina Quintana, Sarah B. Mantell, and Celine Song will receive a 9-month fellowships from the Off-Broadway theatre company.
Next season at the Brooklyn theatre will include works by Enda Walsh, Duncan Macmillan, Thomas Ostermeier, and a Rufus Wainwright concert.
California Shakespeare Theater will mount reimagined classics by Octavio Solis and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, plus a Shakespeare adaptation.
The young-audience theatre will present 11 productions, ranging from “Goosebumps the Musical” to a new “Jungle Book” adaptation.
Edwards will join the Boston theatre in August.
The company will feature three regional premieres by female playwrights.
She succeeds Tom Quaintance at the helm of the North Carolina theatre.
Taylor Mac, Paula Vogel, and Ruben Santiago-Hudson and the cast of ‘Jitney’ received special citations.
The 20th anniversary season will feature a new Civil War musical.