Janney returns to the festival as honorary chair after serving on the honorary committee at the inaugural festival in 2015.
Songs from Samuel E. Wright highlighted a night honoring the National Council of the American Theatre and the ‘War Paint’ creative team.
The San Francisco theatre will present two contemporary plays at Potrero Stage in 2018.
Melisa Annis and Corbin Went are the inaugural recipients of the commissioning prize.
The annual awards ceremony for Chicago Equity theatre was held on Nov. 6.
Corwin will be honored by the League of Professional Theatre Women for her work as the founder of the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at the New York Public Library.
The prize comes with $100,000.
The SDC Foundation will present the ‘Lion King’ director with this award at a gala event on April 2, 2018.
7 individuals, including Santo Loquasto and Liz Covey, have been recognized by the USITT for their work in theatre technology and design.
The Women’s Voices Theater Festival and the National New Play Network encourages theatres around the world to present an unproduced play by a woman.