The season includes a Greek tragedy and an absurdist masterpiece, as well as new protocols for health and safety.
The Dramatists Guild of America recognizes Corthron’s theatrical body of work.
The celebration will include performances from the original Broadway and Off-Broadway revival casts of ‘Merrily We Roll Along.’
The move reinforces the organization’s mission of giving playwrights time and resources to develop new work.
Star Finch will develop new works and facilitate writing groups as part of the three-year residency.
In addition to helping shore up the local nonprofit arts and cultural sector, the organization has released a study on COVID-19’s economic impact.
The festival’s 43rd edition will feature new plays by Tyler English-Beckwith, Stefani Kuo, Jordan Ramirez Puckett, Deneen Reynolds-Knott, and Noelle Viñas.
Proceeds from the musical event, streamed from Florence, Italy, will go 13 theatres and institutions Felder has called home.
The play is the first to be announced for the Los Angeles company’s 2020-21 season at the Mark Taper Forum.
All proceeds from the starry outing will benefit No Kid Hungry.