Bringing together activists, citizens, and theatremakers to dramatize extraction’s impact on local communities, this unique theatre project has created a community all its own.
Walker-Webb will assume the role Oct. 1, succeeding interim artistic director Ken-Matt Martin.
10 community arts organizations will receive $100,000 in unrestricted funding.
Whiteway has served the Richmond theatre community for 48 years.
Chris Lane, Emma Yarbrough, John Clarence Stewart, and Thulani Vereen will each develop a new work with the Atlanta company.
A writer based in Atlanta and a frequent contributor to the magazine, she will now help lead its return to print.
New works from six finalists will take the stage over two weekends this fall.
The theatre will showcase new works from Deb Hiett, Ivan R. Lopez, and F.J. Hartland.
As part of a series of coast-to-coast readings to be held in November, the 6 winning plays will be presented at Kennedy Center’s Theater Lab.
The theatre will host a series of workshops with partner organizations and present their community-driven musical at local public libraries.