The programming will feature archive recordings and a world premiere next summer.
Free Soil Arts Collective’s founder Christa Brown will join the MRT artistic staff.
The company will shift its focus to anti-racism work, education initiatives, and digital content.
The company’s new streaming service will feature theatrical experiences, productions, and classes.
Hughes will be presented with the honor at the Henry Hewes Design Awards virtual ceremony on Oct. 14.
The award includes a $275,000 prize for each artist.
The programming will include the return of ‘Dana H.,’ plus two world premieres.
A filmed performance Heidi Schreck’s Broadway play will premiere on Amazon Prime on Oct. 16.
David Dower will leave his leadership role at the Office of the Arts, ArtsEmerson, and HowlRound at the end of this year.
The virtual lineup will feature world premieres from Adrienne Kennedy and Lauren Gunderson.