A new generation of theatremakers is ready to blow up the gay canon and reclaim a defiantly queer aesthetic.
The grants will support emerging directors, artists, and playwrights.
The slate will include new plays and workshop productions by the Rattlestick Apprentice Company.
The summer reading series will feature new works by Dael Orlandersmith, Samuel D. Hunter, Antonio Edwards Suarez, and Lally Katz.
Both ‘Trans Scripts’ and ‘Orange Julius’ let trans people tell their own stories, though only one credits a trans playwright.
Next season at the Off-Broadway theatre will include plays from Basil Kreimendahl, Ken Urban, and Martin Zimmerman.
Founder David van Asselt will step down from the New York company to focus on Rattlestick West, the theatre’s new Los Angeles branch.
The award recognizes Off-Broadway theatres that achieved parity among their playwrights and directors.
In a season dedicated to developing and producing new work, the company will premiere new plays by MJ Kaufman and William Francis Hoffman.
Next season at the theatre will include new plays by Michael Laurence, William Francis Hoffman, and Martyna Majok.