The foundation also announced the five winners of the inaugural Knight New Work Miami initiative and honored 21 Knight Arts Champions.
Sam Chanse, Dipika Guha, and Dave Harris have been selected for the two-year fellowship.
The 2019 summer season will include ‘Little Shop,’ ‘Pride and Prejudice,’ and a touring children’s production.
The latest numbers show playwrights and directors edging close to parity, while most designers apart from costumers lag behind.
The season will feature seven mainstage plays as well as five staged readings.
Goodman Theater also won big at Monday night’s ceremony.
The theatre’s 40th season will include Shakespeare and several comedies, and will pair Ibsen’s ‘A Doll House’ with Lucas Hnath’s sequel.
Greg Longenhagen succeeds a.d. Robert Cacioppo, who was fired in April for alleged bullying.
Kalke, who succeeds playwright Lee Nowell, will join the company starting Oct. 22.
Bunge, who has been with the company since 2013, will still continue to lead special projects and act as a resource for the staff and board.