The one-night-only benefit on January 21 is a partnership with Vermont’s Bennington College.
The three new plays to be featured are each written by a female playwright.
The commission, now in its second year, was created to help new playwrights develop their work.
The collaboration aims to advance the inclusion of people with disabilities in entertainment.
The Rep’s Ignite! Festival will debut three in-development scripts this spring.
The lineup includes productions about family secrets, rewriting history, and country superstars.
The playwright/screenwriter will be honored by the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in April.
Now in its fourth year, the fellowship honors directors Aprita Mukherjee, Tatiana Pandiani, Mei Ann Teo, Hannah Wolf, and Jenna Worsham.
Malgesini will fill the role vacated by former managing director Karen Sharp.
The season features two commissioned world premieres and a Drama Desk Award-winning play by Bess Wohl.