A group of 50 artists have been creating theatre-inspired work to be released virtually.
The founder and principal of Athena Communications will spend a 10-month appointment focusing on the theatre’s equity, diversity, and inclusion goals.
Hernandez will work alongside founding artistic director Vincent M. Lancisi and fellow associate AD Noah Himmelstein.
The grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will allow Brooks to deepen her work on a series on Chicago mayors.
The organization will double its counseling staff to aid performing arts workers in selecting and securing affordable health insurance plans.
The group includes Nissy Aya, Aya Aziz, Francisca Da Silveira, Katie Do, Timothy DuWhite, Ying Ying Li, Julián Mesri, AriDy Nox, Jacob Marx Rice, and Else Went.
A series of short commissioned audio plays explores the future of the city of Boston.
Zoom plays, audio dramas, virtual tours, even a live-stream of an empty stage to fill your lockdown hours.
This year’s list honors productions postponed or canceled due to the pandemic.
Also leaving the company as of June 30, 2020, was associate producing director Lesley Greene.