The prize comes with $100,000.
The awards will fund extra time for the development of 27 new productions across the country.
The SDC Foundation will present the ‘Lion King’ director with this award at a gala event on April 2, 2018.
Phaedra Scott and Emily Schwend will develop Boston-centric works for the company’s new-play initiative.
‘Indecent’ wins the Hull-Warriner Award ‘The Band’s Visit’ takes the Frederick Loewe Award.
7 individuals, including Santo Loquasto and Liz Covey, have been recognized by the USITT for their work in theatre technology and design.
Ten emerging playwrights will join EST’s playwriting collective for 2017-18.
The two theatre artists are among the 24 recipients of the 2017 MacArthur Fellowship, which comes with $625,000.
Its national granting program awards $10,000 in operating support to theatres, both first-time beneficiaries and a few repeat honorees.
The sixth T. Fellow, chosen to develop a new theatrical production, will attend classes at Columbia’s School of the Arts.