The grants will give extra rehearsal time for 10 productions of new works.
The event will feature four readings of new works.
He will serve as the Chicago company’s first managing director.
Goodwin receives the opportunity to develop his script ‘HYPE MAN’ at the American Blues Theater.
The season explores American ideals and adheres to the theatre’s mission to engage with the community.
The ensemble theatre’s season will include Richard Nash’s ‘The Rainmaker,’ James Still’s ‘Looking Over the President’s Shoulder’ and ‘Little Shop of Horrors.’
At Chicago’s Equity Jeff Awards, productions at American Blues Theater, Goodman Theatre and Writers Theatre were the biggest winners of the night.
Both the University of Chicago’s Court Theatre and the American Blues Theater have taken an interest in play adaptions of Richard Wright’s “Native Son.”