The playwright is lauded for the world premiere production of ‘Love Sick’ at Jewish Circle Theatre.
Majok is the first female recipient of the playwriting prize.
Actors’ Equity Association recognizes Rauch’s efforts to promote equity, diversity, and inclusion.
The new cohort includes Shawn Hamilton, Phillip Luna, Nicky Paraiso, Esteban Andres Cruz, Autumn Ness, Celeste Den, and Sarita Ocón.
Plays by Ayad Akhtar, Kristen Childs, Lisa Loomer, Dominique Morisseau, and Lauren Yee are up for the award.
Eleven artists will receive grants to travel and foster international collaboration.
The first fellows in a program designed to foster a new generation of leaders of color are Jess McLeod and Aaron Todd Douglas.
The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center will present Miranda with the award this spring.
Playwrights Angela Hanks and Gabrielle Reisman won for their takes on the work of Caryl Churchill.
Holdren is recognized for her debut review essay on ‘Joan of Arc: Into the Fire.’