The awards will allow 28 productions more time for rehearsal and development with the entire creative team.
Kaneza Schaal’s initiative ‘Towards a New Collectivity’ will partner with five artists this summer.
The database will provide industry-wide statistics on race, gender, and disability in the American theatre.
The season will feature two Shakespeare productions and a world premiere of a new work from a local playwright.
The theatre will return to in-person performances in July with a new play about activist Fannie Lou Hamer.
Need-based grants will be awarded to artists, administrators, and production staff to offset childcare costs.
The season will include a new touring production of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ with the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training.
The series will feature a free concert as well as two productions, including one at the Little Rock Zoo.
Chatman joins visual artists who will receive $75,000 grants to create new community-based works.
The four plays will stream online May 28 as part of the second annual PlayGround Zoom Fest.