The $2.1 million in expedited arts funding includes $1.6 million for Chicago small arts organizations and $576,000 for general operating renewal grants.
6 new short plays with an Afrofuturist focus will be created by native Detroit artists over the span of 48 hours and performed live on Sunday, March 27.
She’ll leave in June after 9 years in the top spot, and a dozen years with the theatre.
A producer on and Off-Broadway, she founded Drama Inc., now Milwaukee Rep, in 1954.
The Bloomington Playwrights Project (BPP), Cardinal Stage, and Pigasus Institute will join forces starting in July 2022 to establish a comprehensive performing arts organization in Southern Indiana.
In ‘The Mytilenean Debate’ at Forward Theater, Quan Barry puts 4 characters at a crossroads after a cataclysm to ponder the ever timely question: What comes next?
The theatre’s founder and artistic director will step down in 2023 after an acclaimed 36-year run.
The $3,000 prize from the Adrienne Shelly Foundation will support the writing of Gmitter’s new play, ‘The Night Witches,’ about a group of Soviet female combat pilots.
She will succeed Coya Paz Brownrigg, who has served as interim dean since July 2021.
Mardee Bennett’s ‘The Reapers on Woodbrook Avenue’ has taken the award, which comes with $2,500 prize.