The Festival will present staged readings of plays created by local playwrights.
Following the appointment of Russell Granet as president and CEO, a number of women have been hired or promoted to leadership positions.
After the resignation of artistic director Burgess Clark due to sexual misconduct allegations, executive director Toby Schine has also stepped down.
The other winners include TDF’s Accessibility Programs and the late Neil Simon. They will each receive $5,000.
New artistic director Robert Barry Fleming’s first festival program will feature five world premiere plays.
The season will feature the world premiere of a musical about Civil Rights activist Bayard Rustin.
The award from the Vineyard Theatre is named for Pultizer-winning playwright Paula Vogel.
The partnership has commissioned 10 new plays about science and technology.
Six theatre artists in recovery share stories of how the field has both embraced and excluded them.
Ishii has been serving as Perseverance’s interim artistic director since July.