The lineup comprises three directorial debuts, a Shakespeare classic, and a world premiere.
Artists receive cash rewards of $7,000.
Six theatres will use the funding for various community engagement projects focused on youth and multi-generational audiences.
The performer, writer, and educator will be the first to take on the role with the company.
The children’s theatre company will feature plays and musicals set in Korea, New York, Australia, Japan, and the Kingdom of Hawaii.
The theatre’s 2019-20 lineup will include a techno opera and theatrical museum and will feature several co-productions.
Four commissioned writers will write new plays in honor of the centennial of women’s suffrage.
The lineup will include classic and contemporary plays and musicals.
The Minneapolis theatre will feature plays by Carla Ching, Jiehae Park, and Lauren Yee.
Three productions centering around well-known children’s book characters and historical figures are on for the theatre’s 2019-20 season.